PhD (Public Health) - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2019
MPH - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2014
BPharm (Pharmacy) - Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2009
Juliana Costa is a Research Fellow in the Medicines Policy Research Unit at the Centre for Big Data Research in Health. She is a pharmacoepidemiologist with over six years’ experience working with large administrative data and electronic health records to improve the use of medicines in populations.
Juliana is a pharmacist by training with a background in public health and health technology assessment. She is interested in developing studies in the real-world setting, and some of her current and past projects include: examining trajectories of adherence to HIV regimens; investigating the definitions of long-term opioid use; cataloguing pharmacoepidemiological research using dispensing claims data in Australia; performing comparative effectiveness studies between first-line regimens for HIV treatment; evaluating costs and benefits of HIV treatment, immunosuppressants for kidney transplantation, antipsychotics, and biological medicines for rheumatic diseases in the Brazilian context.
2020, Best Paper by a PhD Candidate (Highly Commended) - Health Services Research Association of Australian and New Zealand
2020, Best PhD thesis - Postgraduate Program in Public Health, UFMG
2020, AIDS 2020: Virtual Scholarship Programme - International AIDS Society
2019, Spotlight Poster Winner - 35th International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management
2018, Endeavour Research Fellowship - Department of Education and Training, Australian Government
2018, Visiting Student Scholarship - CAPES Foundation