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Dr. Monica Burgett


Monica E. Burgett, Ph.D., graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a B.S. in Professional Biochemistry and a minor in German Language and Literature, and then went on to pursue a doctorate degree in Cell and Molecular Biology from Kent State University (2016). During her graduate career, Dr. Burgett conducted research at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute from 2010-2016 in the Department of Cancer Biology, and received the American Association for Cancer Research Scholar-in-Training Award for her studies of mechanisms of blood vessel formation in glioblastoma brain tumors. We are blessed to have Dr. Burgett here at Lutheran West teaching in the Science Department. In her spare time, Dr. Burgett also enjoys learning languages, painting, gardening, and traveling.

Josh Wolfgram

Class of 2012

“Perhaps it is good to have a beautiful mind, but an even greater gift is to discover a beautiful heart.”


Lutheran West
3850 Linden Road
Rocky River, Ohio 44116-4099

Phone: 440.333.1660
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