Breda Munoz

Research Statistician


  • PhD, Oregon State University
  • MS, University of Iowa
  • BS, University of Costa Rica
  • Licensiate Mathematics, University of Costa Rica

Breda Munoz, PhD, has more than a dozen years of experience in data management, exploratory data analysis, survey data analysis, and Bayesian data analysis. She also has a wealth of expertise in sampling design, missing data, geostatistics, environmental statistics, clinical trial data analysis, and nonparametric statistics, in addition to statistical consultancy and statistical software programming.

Dr. Munoz is currently focusing her research on nonresponse and missing data analysis, NCD predictive modeling, and the analysis of complex surveys. She is also pursuing the development of models that incorporate information from different sources, such as data from different surveys and studies, geographic information system layers, satellite sensing data, and census data.

Previously, she worked as a research associate at Oregon State University and as a professor at the University of Los Andes and University of Costa Rica. Dr. Munoz is a member of the American Statistical Association, Association of State Wetland Managers, and International Environmetrics Society.