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Dr. Raul Pino

Florida Department of Health in Orange County

Dr. Raul Pino

Dr. Raul Pino

Interim Administrator

In December 2015, Dr. Raul Pino was appointed Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) by Governor Dannel P. Malloy following his role as Deputy Commissioner under the leadership of CT DPH Commissioner, Dr. Jewel Mullen. He brings considerable public health, administrative and community health expertise acquired over nearly two decades of experience in state, municipal and community public health agencies. 

Prior to his appointment as CT DPH Deputy Commissioner in June 2015, Dr. Pino served the City of Hartford, Connecticut, as Director and Assistant Director of the city's Department of Health & Human Services. In these positions, he managed the department's budget and oversaw labor relations, public health preparedness, code enforcement and the department's management team. 

Dr. Pino was also an epidemiologist for CT DPH’s Sexually Transmitted Diseases Control Program and worked at the Institute for Community Research, Hispanic Health Council and Hartford Hospital. Dr. Pino graduated from the University of Havana with a Doctorate in Medicine and the UCONN School of Medicine with Master of Public Health degree.