Sonja Wood

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Pepperdine University, Graduate School of Education & Psychology, Los Angeles, CA                             

Master of Arts in Educational Technology                                                                                                   2009

Hope International University, Fullerton, CA

Bachelor of Science in Human Development                                                                                                2007                                                                                 


California Baptist University, Riverside, CA

Recruiter                                                                                                                             July 2007 – 2009

·         Conduct interviews with prospective students, and parents

·         Evaluate academic transcripts

·         Redesign marketing materials

·         Keen attention to detail, outstanding written communication and proof reading skills

Whitaker Wellness Institute, Newport Beach, CA

Patient Services Coordinator                                                                                            July 2006 – Present

·         Rapid response to requests and questions with a focus on resolving patient issues

·         Coordinated patient housing and meals to insure high quality program experience

·         Implementation and follow up of program evaluations

·         Facilitated physician lectures and effectively communicate at all intuitional levels

University of California, Irvine, CA

Clinical Research Coordinator/Recruiter                                                         January 2006 – July 2006

·         Exceeded national recruitment expectations in the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative  (ADNI)

·         Interviewed prospective participants for clinical trials

·         Adhered to stringent research regulatory requirements as per Institutional Review Board (IRB) guidelines

·         Designed and developed marketing material within IRB guidelines

Hope International University, Fullerton, CA                                                   September 2003 – January 2006

Enrollment Counselor

·         Helped students to navigate varied curricular modalities

·         Recruited for on ground and online programs

·         Instrumental in incorporating activities and assignments to assure all learning modalities are addressed

·         Identified and assisted in implementing highly effective curricular design

·         Uncovered curricular deficits and implemented superior approaches


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Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Proficient in Captivate and Flash