Chief Medical Officer & Head of Development
Dr. Maricich leads the Clinical/Regulatory/Quality and Medical Affairs group at Pear Therapeutics as the Chief Medical Officer and Head of Development. He leads and manages the development programs from Discovery/TPP stage, through Translational, Clinical Development, Regulatory submission and review as well as Medical Affairs. In addition to overseeing subsequent pipeline programs across a broad-spectrum of disease areas (such as CNS/neuroscience, cardiovascular, and oncology), he led reSET (1st prescription digital therapeutic) and reSET-O (1st combination drug and software treatment) programs.
Dr. Maricich is a licensed, board-certified physician, investor, clinical developer and strategist. He works to improve patient health and our healthcare system by investing in, advising, and providing leadership at innovative firms. He has worked with and led successful teams and programs at Healthcare & Life Science/biotech (HLS) firms, including Corixa (acquired by GlaxoSmithKline), Xdynia (acquired by Cavion), Cavion (acquired by Jazz Pharmaceuticals), AWS, and Pear Therapeutics (1st FDA-cleared, clinically validated digital therapeutic to treat disease). He founded a digital health firm while a med student that used AI and NLP to structure clinical data.
Dr. Maricich completed his education and training at Harvard University, the University of Washington, the University of Notre Dame, and the University of Virginia.