Dr. Muniz has led Certara as CEO since 2014. During his twenty-five-year scientific and business management career, he has held multiple senior executive roles in the pharmaceutical industry and public health organizations.
Among these roles, Dr. Muniz served as Head of Worldwide Pharmacovigilance and Epidemiology, Cardiovascular Business Unit Leader, and Vice President of Global Oncology Clinical Development.
Dr. Muniz earned an MD degree from the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic, a PhD in Population Planning and International Health and an MS in Population Planning, both from the University of Michigan. He is also a graduate of the Epidemic Intelligence Service Program and the Preventive Medicine and Public Health Fellowship at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, Georgia.
In 2015 Dr. Muniz was named as one of the PharmaVOICE 100 most inspirational “Commanders in Chief” leaders in the life-sciences industry.
Recently, Dr. Muniz co-authored the article Drug Development through Modeling and Simulation—the Business Case.