Cristhiaan Ochoa, MD, PhD

VIC Fellow and Medical Advisory Board Memeber

Cristhiaan Ochoa is a staff Pulmonary and Critical Care physician at JPS Health and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine at U.T. Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX. With over 20 peer-reviewed publications and two patents pending, he is passionate about medical research and innovation. He holds an M.D. from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in his native country of Colombia and a Ph.D. from the University of South Alabama Center for Lung Biology. He did his postdoctoral training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health (NHLBI and NCI) and the American Heart Association. Cristhiaan is also a medical officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserve.