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Angela Benton, Ph.D.

Angela Benton

Assistant Professor of Microbiology, Assistant Director of MMS Program

  • Teaching Area


  • Education

    University of Mississippi Medical Center - Doctor of Philosophy; Mississippi College - Master of Science; Mississippi State University- Bachelor of Science

  • Campus Location

    5000 Lakewood Ranch Blvd. Bradenton, FL 34211
    Phone: (941) 782-5910


Angela Benton, PhD is the assistant director of the Master of Medical Science Program and an Assistant Professor of Microbiology and Immunology in the college of medicine at LECOM Bradenton. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biological Sciences from Mississippi State University, a Master of Science in Biological Sciences from Mississippi College, and a PhD in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. After graduate school, she completed postdoctoral training at Virginia Tech in the department of biomedical sciences and pathobiology at the Center for One Health Research. Dr. Benton has been at LECOM Bradenton since