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Our constant pursuit of excellence through leading-edge medicine and scientific innovation at IU Health is guided by our executive leadership and board of directors. Learn more about those who lead IU Health Methodist Hospital.
As president and chief medical officer of the adult academic health center (AHC), Ryan Nagy, MD, is responsible for determining the strategic vision and priorities for IU Health Methodist and University hospitals. He also provides overall direction for the medical staff and physician leadership, regulatory compliance, patient quality and safety, and risk management at the AHC adult hospitals.
In his role as anesthesiologist for IU Health Physicians, Dr.Nagy has participated in numerous IU Health initiatives, including leadership of the finance subcommittee of the AHC of the Future steering committee. Previously, he was chief of anesthesiology at IU Health.
Dr. Nagy is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine and holds a master’s degree in business administration and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Indiana University.
Parveen Chand, MHA, FACHE, joined IU Health as chief operating officer for IU Health Methodist and University hospitals in August 2016.
An experienced hospital administrator, Chand comes to IU Health from Eskenazi Health, where he served as COO for three years. Prior to that he was COO at Creighton University Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska, a 334-bed teaching hospital for Creighton University, and at St. Mary’s Hospital in Streator, Illinois. He also served as an assistant administrator at Barnes-Jewish St. Peters Hospital, St. Peters, Missouri.
Chand earned a degree in biology at St. Louis University and completed graduate studies in health administration at Washington University School of Medicine, also in St. Louis.
Jason Gilbert, PhD MBA RN NEA-BC, joined IU Health in 2011 as Director of Nursing Operations at the IU Health adult academic health center in Indianapolis, IN. Named Associate Chief Nursing Officer in 2015, and Chief Nursing Officer in 2018, Gilbert oversees nearly 1,800 nurses at one of the state's biggest and busiest hospital systems. Prior to IU Health, Gilbert spent four years at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.
Gilbert completed his Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Ohio State University in 2011, and received a doctorate in Nursing Science in 2017 from Indiana University School of Nursing.