Lauren Eichstadt Forsythe, PharmD, FSVHP

Board Certification

  • Working on my International College of Veterinary Pharmacists Board Certification


  • PharmD, University of Findlay, College of Pharmacy, Findlay, OH, May 2015
  • Pharmacy Resident, Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital, June 2015 - June 2016

Current Professional Activities

  • Clinical Veterinary Pharmacist, UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
  • Associate Editor, Plumb's Veterinary Drug Handbook, PharmaVet, LLC
  • Per Diem Floater Pharmacist, Rite Aid Pharmacy

Past Professional Activities

  • Clinical Veterinary Pharmacy Resident, Purdue Veterinary Teaching Hospital, June 2015 - June 2016

Honors, Awards, and Fellowships

  • Fellow, Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists (SVHP)
  • Featured in the article: Points of Pride. The Purdue Pharmacist, June 2016;92(1)
  • FindlayMag Featured Pharmacy Alumnus, June 2015
  • Included in the Sports Illustrated, Faces in the Crowd, for equestrian achievements, January 2012
  • Featured on the cover of the American Quarter Horse Journal, January 2012
  • American Quarter Horse Association World Show All-Around Amateur, November 2011

Special Interests

  • Research surrounding compounded formulations
  • Education of veterinarians, pharmacists, and students


  • Society of Veterinary Hospital Pharmacists (SVHP) - Fellow
  • American College of Veterinary Pharmacy (ACVP)
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP)
  • Sacramento-Valley Pharmacists Association (SVPhA)
  • California Pharmacists Association (CPhA)

Current Research/Clinical Interests

  • Gabapentin in cats to prevent stress associated with veterinary visits; currently undergoing IACUC approval
  • Transdermal fluoxetine drug levels achieved in cats; currently submitted for publication
  • Risk factors for adverse effects of piroxicam in cancer bearing dogs (retrospective study); accepted for publication


  • Competing around the country with my quarter horses Banjo and Lucky in hunter and equitation events
  • Running half marathons (I've run four so far)

Favorite Quotes

  • "UNLESS someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not." - Dr. Seuss
  • "Have some fire. Be unstoppable. Be a force of nature." - Christina Yang from Grey's Anatomy
  • "Good, better, best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best." - St. Jerome

What I like Most About VIN

  • The wide variety of resources for veterinarians in all types of practices and specialties.

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