Nancy

Nancy A. Dreyer,
MPH, PhD

Head, Center for Advanced Evidence Generation Global Chief, Scientific Affairs
QuintilesIMS

Dr. Nancy Dreyer is Global Chief of Scientific Affairs for QuintilesIMS Real-World Insights, and heads the Center for Advanced Evidence Generation. She is responsible for developing and executing innovative methods for real-world research on the safety, effectiveness and value of medical treatments using secondary and/or primary data collected through minimally pragmatic interventional and non-interventional studies. Dr. Dreyer also leads programs on sports injury surveillance and analytics for the National Football League and for the National Basketball Association.

Well-known internationally, Dr. Dreyer is a senior editor of the “Registries for Evaluating Patient Outcomes: A User’s Guide,” published by the US Agency for Research on Healthcare and Quality, now in its third edition with translations in Chinese and Korean. She also led the GRACE Initiative for Good Research Practices for Observational Studies of Comparative Effectiveness.

Dr. Dreyer is a Fellow of both the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and DIA. She earned a doctorate in epidemiology and master’s degree in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.