Dennis W. Pullin

Dennis W. Pullin

Council Vice Chair | President and CEO, Virtua Health – Marlton, NJ

Dennis W. Pullin is council vice chair, president, and chief executive officer of Virtua Health, a not-for-profit integrated health system in New Jersey with more than 300 care locations.

Pullin’s background includes executive leadership positions in hospitals, academic medical centers, physician group practices, and private industry. Before joining Virtua in 2017, Pullin was president of Medstar Harbor Hospital and senior vice president of MedStar Health. He has also served as senior vice president and chief operating officer of MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington D.C., vice president of operations and business development at St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System in Houston, and vice president of acquisitions and development at Symbion Healthcare, Inc.

Pullin has earned numerous distinctions throughout his career. In 2020 and 2018, Modern Healthcare recognized him as one of the nation’s Top 25 Minority Executives in Healthcare. In 2019, the Philadelphia Business Journal honored him with the Most Admired CEO award.

A fellow and past regent of the American College of Healthcare Executives, Pullin serves on the board of trustees of the American Hospital Association and the New Jersey Hospital Association. Pullin also serves on the regional board of directors of the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, in addition to several other boards of nonprofit community and civic organizations.

Pullin earned a master of science at Texas A&M University and a bachelor of arts at Texas Lutheran University.