Originally from Almont, MI, Lauren graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a BS in Biochemistry and a minor in Biology. As the Medication Use Policy intern, she assists with drug shortage, answers drug-related clinical questions from medical staff, participates in committees including P&T, and contributes to projects that optimize medication-utilization within Michigan Medicine. When not at work or school, Lauren can be found enjoying nature, listening to a podcast or traveling. Her interests include pharmacogenomics, ambulatory care and pain management; particularly with the veteran population. Lauren’s future goals include a role in public health and she would love to give a TED Talk someday!