Monica Lawrence was born and raised in Kansas. She completed her Physician Assistants Medical Degree at Wichita State University where she graduated magna cum laude and served as president of her class. She also holds Bachelor and Masters Degrees of Music. Upon graduation she practiced Cardiology in Hutchinson Kansas for ten years. She recently moved to the Phoenix area from Wenatchee, Washington where she practiced Cardiology for seven years. She is certified by the NCCPA and AAPA and is also a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Association of Physician Assistants in Cardiology. She is certified in Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Life Support. Monica is married with three children and enjoys playing the piano, biking and swimming.