Dr. Patricia Ochoa, came to Chattanooga State in 1998 after completing her doctoral coursework in exercise physiology at the University of Alabama. She completed her dissertation and received her Ph.D in 1999. Dr. Ochoa teaches the Science of Fitness and Wellness, Group Fitness Instruction, Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries, as well as several physical activity classes such as yoga and Zumba.
“It is a great privilege as well as responsibility to teach. I am driven each day by the successes of former students and the possibilities for future ones. I am truly committed to trying to positively impact every student that I have the opportunity to teach.”