Johnny Rullán, MD, MPH, FACPM



Dr. Rullán is an eminent public health expert and epidemiologist. He recently retired from his position as Puerto Rico's State Epidemiologist and has been State Health Commissioner in Puerto Rico twice. Originally from Puerto Rico and a graduate of UPR medical school (MD degree), he has had extensive training also in the US at Northwestern University for his bachelors and Johns Hopkins for his Master's in Public Health (MPH) and Preventive Medicine Residency. As a graduate of CDC's elite Epidemiology Intelligence Service, he has had a close working relationship with CDC and a deep grasp of the Puerto Rico's disease trends.

  • Case studies in epidemiology
  • Epidemiology of infectious diseases


Research Interest
Public health surveillance, health services administration research, electronic medical record implementation, infectious disease epidemiology and wellness and public health.