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Oklahoma State University
Center for Veterinary Health Sciences

Healthy Animals - Healthy People

Lara Maxwell

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Physiological Sciences
Aso Prof

Oklahoma State University
Phone: 405-744-8092


Dr. Maxwell earned both her DVM and PhD degrees from the University of Florida. Following a stint in small animal practice, she then entered a clinical pharmacology residency at UC-Davis and is now a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Clinical Pharmacology (ACVCP). Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Oklahoma State University. As her training encompasses medicine, physiology, and pharmacology, she has enjoyed participating in a wide variety of projects pertaining to the safety and efficacy of diverse therapeutic interventions.


Pharmacology, including the use of therapeutics in human and veterinary patients, pharmacokinetic and toxicokinetic modeling techniques, quantitative analysis, xenobiotic metabolism, mitigation of herpesvirus infections