Ileana S. Pino

Ileana S. Pino

RDH, BASDH, MHS, DHS

Professor, Doctor of Health Sciences Program

Dr. Ileana Pino is a professor in the University of Bridgeport’s Doctor of Health Sciences program. She graduated from St. Petersburg College with a BAS in Dental Hygiene, and a Doctor of Health Sciences from Nova Southeastern University where her research focused on obstructive sleep apnea and treatment in dentistry. Dr. Pino is a professor at the Miami Dade College School of Health Sciences and is an online instructor at UB’s Dental Hygiene program. 

With over 30 years of experience in the health field, Dr. Pino has presented to national and local groups on a myriad of topics ranging from Diversity in Health Care, Motivational Interviewing in Health Care, Advance Instrumentation, Nutrition for Optimal Oral Health, and Improving Health Literacy in the 21st Century.  

Her passion is improving global health through education and raising awareness of environmental issues that affect health.  Every year she collaborates with college students and experts to research and develop a health promotion project that impacts her local community.  She also enjoys participating and taking students on medical and dental mission trips.