Irma Hagans Cooper

Irma Hagans Cooper


An experienced nurse with leadership skills in health care management with a excellence record in working with physician and health care providers in utilization management, increased efficiency of review processes, improved financial of unit by managing patient care to appropriate levels of care, and streamlining operations for non-profit and for-profit healthcare organizations.

A self-directed leader who adapts to a variety of health care delivery setting and applies a flexible management approach that meets the current demands of the health care environment. Expertise includes outstanding skills in utilization management for clinical operations, communication skills, and Health Care Regulations Federal and State.


  • University of California, San Francisco: School of Nursing, California Master of Science, Clinical Specialist, Nursing Administration
  • Sonoma State University: Bachelor of Science, Nursing
  • University of California, Berkeley: Bachelor of Science, Public Health
  • Merritt College: Associate of Science, Nursing with Honors


United States Army Reserve, Colonel Retired, Army Nurse Corp, Bronze Star Recipient, Graduated from Army War College and held three Commands including one in Iraq.