Elizabeth Cooper-Reelhorn M.A.

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Business and Management

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  • Doctoral Student, PhD., Organizational Leadership (Concentration-bioethics), Regent University
  • M.A.O.M, Strategic Planning and Organizational Management, University of Phoenix
  • B.S., Business Science, University of La Verne
  • A.S., Health Sciences, College of the Canyons


  • BUS4116 - Strategy and Policy (Capstone)
  • Applied Leadership & Management (Capstone)
  • Statistics for Management and Business
  • Advanced Managerial Finance
  • Management Strategy
  • Human Behavior
  • Corporate Culture
  • rganizational Behavior
  • Principles of Self-Management
  • Communications
  • Ethics


  • National Senior Research Administrator Science Operations, American Heart Association (US and Global), 2008 – Present
  • Director of Research Administration - Western Region, 2005 - 2008
  • Director of Clinical Research, The Wallis Annenberg HEART Program (STEMI Systems of Care)
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, College of Business and Strategic Management, Hope International University, 2000 – Present
  • Biomedical Research/Regulatory & Business Consultant – CCI Consultants, 2001 – 2005
  • Biomedical Research, Field Clinical Engineer, St Jude Medical, Ventritex, Biotronik,  1991- 2000
  • Biomedical Technology, Manager of Corporate Training and Education, Advanced Bionics, Pacesetter Systems January 1990 –2000
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Adult and Professional Studies On-line Programs, Indiana Wesleyan University, 2000 – 2003


  • American Society for Bioethics And Humanities
  • Health Research Alliance
  • The Science of Medical Intuition
  • Patient Advisor – Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
  • 2007 - Los Angeles County STEMI Receiving Center Network Initiative and National Task Force
  • 2006 - Gold Eagle Award - Los Angeles County 20th Annual Productivity and Quality Award-Wallis Annenberg Heart Program


  • CITI Certification for Human Subjects Review (HRS)
  • Biomedical and Genetics Research Certificate
  • Social and Behavioral Research Certificate

SELECTED WRITING/PUBLISHING (More research publication(s) and study work available on request):

  • Roach, W. H., Bischoff, J. M., Dennis, B., Donalson, M., Dunbar, S. B., Hill, D., Ng-Osorio, J., Powers, S., & Wold, L. E. (2021). Lay stakeholders in science and research initiative: A science advisory from the American Heart Association. Circulation144(5). Author Advisor
  • Adrienne E. Faerber, PhD. ,Patricia Cashman, Elizabeth Cooper, Stacey Fanelli, Dave McEachron, Pat McEachron, Helen Ainsworth, Bryan Cogswell, JD, Sarah Murphy, Marc Salhanick, MD, Matthew Corriere, MD, Philip Goodney, MD., Bringing Patient Advisors to Participate in a Surgical Conference on Vascular Care: How we did it. Sept. 2017 PCORI
  • Ovbiagele B, Hutchison P, Handschumacher L, Coleman A, Gutierrez M, Yelllin-Mednick S, Beanes S, Cooper EM,  L Shields, D Horowitz, C. Moore. Impact of an Urban Community Hypertension Screening Program on Participating High School Students. Ethnicity & Disease Journal, Volume 20 No 3,  July 2010
  • Ovbiagele B, Hutchison P, Handschumacher L, Coleman A, Gutierrez M, Yelllin-Mednick S, Beanes S, Cooper EM, Pratt FD. Educating and Mobilizing Youth to Detect Undiagnosed Elevated Blood Pressure in Their Communities: Searching For the Silent Killer. Ethnicity & Disease Journal, Volume 18 No 1, February 2008.
  • Eckstein M, Pratt F, Cooper E, Nguyen T. Impact of Paramedic Transport with PreHospital 12-Lead Electrocardiogram on Door-to-Balloon Times for Patients with ST-Segment Myocardial Infarction. Prehospital Emergency Care 2009;13:203-206.
  • The Science of Saving Lives, American Heart Association Western States Affiliate Grant Recipient Volunteer Guide, 2009
  • Pratt FD, Cooper EM, Eckstein M,  Nguyen T, Koenig WJ, French WJ. STEMI Receiving Centers Reduce Door to Balloon Times in Los Angeles County (Manuscript accepted by Academic Emergency Medicine)
  • Mission: Lifeline™ Emergency Cardiac Care in Los Angeles: A Case Study, 2008
  • Pratt FD, Eckstein M, Cooper EM, Nguyen T, Koenig WJ, French WJ., STEMI Receiving Centers Reduce Door to Balloon Times in Los Angeles County, Scientific Sessions 2007, November 4, 2007, Orlando Fl, Supplement to Circulation, Vol 116, No 16, October 16, 2007,  Abstract No 1992
  • Eckstein M, Pratt FD, Cooper EM, Nguyen T.  Impact of Paramedic Transport with Out-of Hospital 12-Lead ECG on Door-to-Balloon Times for ST Segment Myocardial Infarction (STEMI) Patients, Emergency Physicians, October 8, 2007, Seattle WA, Supplement to Annals of Emergency Medicine, Vol 50, No 3, September 2007, Abstract No. 176
  • BionicNavigator™ Software Help, Advanced Bionics Corp, (Boston Scientific Corporation)
  • Guiding Women in Leadership, Santa Clarita, CA
  • Physician’s Implant Manual, Advanced Bionics Corp, CA
  • Physician’s Linear™ Lead and Extension Manual, Advanced Bionics Corp, CA
  • Patient Systems Handbook, Advanced Bionics Corp, CA


  • Cycling, Certified Advanced Scuba Diver, Former Member US Rowing Masters Class, Adventure Trips, Hiking, Golf, Astronomy 

QUOTE: “Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts." Albert Einstein

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