Paul Chang

Professor of Radiology
Vice Chair, Radiology Informatics
Medical Director, Pathology Informatics
Medical Director, Enterprise Imaging

Phone: 773.702.2456
Fax: 773.834.8722

Education

Undergraduate: BA, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1979
Graduate: MS, Stanford University School of Engineering, 1983 (concurrent with MD program)
Medical school: Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1984
Residency: Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, 1989
Certification: American Board of Radiology, 1990

Service/Awards

  • Co-founder, Stentor (PACS system acquired by Philips)
  • Herbert M. Stauffer Award for Best Clinical Paper, Association of University Radiologists, awarded to Branstteter B, Morgan M, Nesbit C, Phillips J, Lionetti D, Chang P, Towers J for “Preliminary Reports in the Emergency Department: is a Subspecialist Radiologist More Accurate than a Radiology Resident?” 2007 (Academic Radiology 2007; 14:201-206)
  • Fellow, College of the Society for Computer Applications in Radiology (SCAR), 2005
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit “Digital Teaching File Workflow Analysis: the Importance of Distinguishing Case Selection from Image Selection.” 2004
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit “SimpleMIRC: Easy-to-Install Authoring Tools and Server Software for Digital Teaching Files”. 2004
  • Finalist, AuntMinnie (Web site for medical imaging professional), for the competition “Most Influential Radiology Researcher” 2004
  • Carnegie Science Center Award for Excellence 2002: Biomedical Category, Carnegie Science Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002
  • “Radiology's 20 Most Influential", Diagnostic Imaging Magazine, 2002
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit “Enterprise Radiology Assessment and Protocol Tools (ENRAPT): An Enterprise-wide Web-based Application which Distributes Clinical and Radiologic Patient Information Allowing Rapid and Effective Protocolling of Radiologic Studies.” 2001
  • Finalist, “Health Care Heroes Award: Health Care Innovations”, Pittsburgh Business Times, Pittsburgh, PA, 2000
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit “The Dynamic Transfer Syntax Canvas Viewer: A High Performance and Cost Effective Thin Client for Enterprise-wide Lossless Image Distribution, Collaboration, and Integration.” 1999
  • Summa Cum Laude Award, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit “Dynamic Transfer Syntax: A Flexible Representation and Interactive Image Data Delivery Protocol for Enterprise-wide Image Distribution and Integration.” 1998
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit "Multimodality Diagnostic Workstation Featuring Intelligent Modality-Specific Display and Navigation Tools, Real-Time Interactive Consultation and World Wide Web (WWW) Browser Compatibility." 1995
  • Certificate of Merit, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit "Workstation for Interactive, Network-Based, Quantitative Display and Analysis, Consultation and Education." 1995
  • Cum laude Award, Radiological Society of North America, for the Scientific Exhibit "Scalable Multimodality Diagnostic Workstation Featuring "Virtual Environment", Multiband Cine, Temporal Synchronization, and Real-Time, Distributed Interactive Consultation." 1994

Clinical Interests

Abdominal imaging; genito-urinary imaging; image-guided biopsy

Research Interests

Informatics, PACS, image distribution, workflow models, teleradiology, telepathology, telemedicine, workstation design, SOA, extreme programming, distributed object software development