Nahila Justo, PhD, MBA
Executive Director, Real-World Evidence
Evidera, part of PPD
Nahila Justo, PhD, MBA, is the Executive Director of Real-World Evidence Integrated Solutions at Evidera, part of PPD. In this role, Nahila is responsible for leading cross-functional teams focused on real-world evidence generation and insights, especially the use and analysis of large data sets, such as clinical registries.
She is active in industry collaborations, such as the GetReal Institute, focused on advancing the adoption and implementation of real-world evidence in health care decision-making. With over 15 years of industry experience, she has designed and led numerous outcomes research studies, including retrospective database analyses and chart reviews, literature reviews, health economic models, strategic consulting and stakeholder engagement. Her experience spans a wide range of therapeutic areas, including multiple cancer indications (breast, lung, prostate, ovarian, sarcoma), hematological malignancies, cardiovascular diseases, immune-moderated diseases, and the central nervous system (dementia, insomnia, Alzheimer’s disease, and multiple sclerosis).
Nahila has a PhD from Karolinska Institute, holds a master’s in business administration from the Stockholm School of Economics, an MPhil in European studies from the University of Salamanca, an MSc in economics from the Inter-American Development Bank and the University Torcuato Di Tella, and a BA and MA in political science and international relations from the National University of Rosario. Her work has been published prolifically in peer-reviewed journals.