Dr. Raul Pino
Dr. Raul Pino was appointed Director of the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) in May 2019. Before joining DOH-Orange, Dr. Pino served as Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Public Health (CT DPH) starting in December 2015 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 University of Connecticut School of Medicine with Master of Public Health degree.