Nancy A. Dreyer ’72

Nancy Dreyer

Chief Scientific Officer and Senior Vice President at IQVIA
Elected May 2019 

Nancy Dreyer is chief scientific officer and senior vice president at IQVIA, a global provider of analytics, technology solutions and research services that helps medical providers, pharmaceutical and biotech companies, clinical trial investigators and other clients accelerate product development and improve healthcare. Dreyer has worked with the FDA to plan a medical device safety evaluation network, and with the NFL and NBA on ways to track and study athletic injuries. After graduating from Brandeis with a BA in Sociology in 1972, she earned her MPH and PhD at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she now serves as an Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology. 

In honor of her late father, Edward, Dreyer established the Edward Dreyer Endowed Scholarship which is offered to an MBA student in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management who plans to pursue a career in nonprofit management. In addition to this fellowship, she also supports and undergraduate scholarship at Brandeis. She served on the Heller School Board of Advisors from 2003 to 2008 and was named a Brandeis Fellow in 2014.