Zachariah Thomas, PharmD, BCPS

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Zachariah Thomas, PharmD, BCPS Office Department of Pharmacy Practice-Room 424 Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 160 Frelinghuysen Road Piscataway, NJ 08854-8020 Phone: 551.996.2543 Email: [email protected] Education and Training 2012 – Present

Masters in Public Health Candidate Rutgers University Piscataway, New Jersey

2005 – 2006

Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Residency Philadelphia College of Pharmacy Philadelphia, PA

2004 – 2005

Pharmacy Practice Residency Hackensack University Medical Center Hackensack, NJ

1998 – 2004

Doctor of Pharmacy SUNY Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Buffalo, NY

Licensure 2004 – Present

Registered Pharmacist, State of New Jersey

Certifications 2012- Present 2012- Present 2007- Present

Basic Life Support Advanced Cardiac Life Support Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialist

Employment History July 2013 – Present

Clinical Associate Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

July 2006 – Present

Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Critical Care Hackensack University Medical Center

July 2006- June 2013

Clinical Assistant Professor Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Professional Experiences September 2002 – May 2004

Pharmacy Intern Lifetime Health Center, Amherst, NY

May 2003 – September 2003

Corporate Summer Intern Medco Health Solutions, Franklin Lakes, NJ

October 2001 – December 2002

Pharmacy Intern Children’s Hospital of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY

May 2000 – December 2002

Pharmacy Intern Rite Aid Pharmacy, New City, NY

Professional Activities January 2010- Present

Reviewer Critical Care Medicine

June 2008 – Present

Reviewer Annals of Pharmacotherapy

August 2007 – Present

Abstract Reviewer Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress

March 2007 – January 2013

Contributing Editor Critical Care Therapeutics, Hospital Pharmacy

March 2012 – December 2012

Reviewer American College of Clinical Pharmacy Pharmacotherapy Self-Assessment Program (PSAP) Cardiology Module

Preceptor Responsibilities Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience in Surgical Critical Care/Trauma (2006-present) Precept P4-PharmD students for a five-week clerkship in the Surgery/Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Hackensack University Medical Center 94 students precepted to date PGY-1 Pharmacy Practice Residency (2006-Present) Precept two Hackensack University Medical Center Pharmacy Practice residents for 1-2 months in the Surgery/Trauma Intensive Care Unit and serve as an advisor Research Co-advisor to Dr. David Silverman (2012-2013) Assessment of efficacy and patterns of use of quetiapine in critically ill surgery/trauma patients

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Research Co-advisor to Dr. Sandra Moorhouse (2011-2012) Influence of β-lactam allergy on antimicrobial coverage and clinical outcomes in gram negative bacteremia Research Co-advisor to Dr. Christine Rash (2011-2012) Quality and outcomes assessment of intravenous unfractionated heparin anticoagulation in venous thromboembolism Research Co-advisor to Dr. Sejal Nagaria (2009-2010) Does carbapenem resistance affect mortality in patients with Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia? Resident Advisor to Dr. Lisa Cushinotto (2008-2009) Research Co-advisor to Dr. Elaine Wong (2007-2008) Insulin infusion transition in post- operative cardiac surgery patients Didactic Teaching Neuropsychiatric Therapeutics (31:725:595) Traumatic Brain Injury (2011- Present) Advanced Pharmacotherapy Applications (31:725:579:01) Course Coordinator (2011- Present) Course Co-coordinator (2008-2010) Effective Search Strategies (2008- Present) Trauma Cases (2008- Present) Infectious Disease Therapeutics (30:725:475:01) Intra-abdominal Infections (2008- Present) Critical Care Pharmacotherapy (31:725:582:01) Infectious Diseases in the ICU (2011 – Present) Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics in Critically Ill (2009- Present) Tight Glucose Control in the Critically Ill (2008) Management of Acute Renal/Hepatic failure (2008) Clinical Pharmacokinetics (31:725:555) Drug-Drug Interactions (2008- Present) Pharmacokinetics in the Critically Ill (2006- Present) Book Chapters Kimborowicz K, Thomas Z. Adrenal Insufficiency in Sepsis and Trauma. In: Gestring M, Papadakos PG, eds. Encyclopedia of Trauma Care. New York: Springer (in review) Thomas Z, Bandali F. Drug-Induced Endocrine Disorders. In: Papadopoulos J, Cooper B, Kane-Gill Sm Corbett SM, eds. Drug-Induced Complications in the Critically Ill Patient: A Guide for Recognition and Treatment. Mount Prospect, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine; 2012:181-207.

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Thomas Z, McCoy D. Anti-infectives. In: Kane-Gill S, Dasta JF, eds. High Risk Medications in Special Populations. 1st Edition. New York: Springer:153-204. Thomas Z. Critical Care Endocrinology. In: Gilchrist IC, ed. Current Concepts in Adult Critical Care. Mount Prospect, IL: Society of Critical Care Medicine; 2010:71-77. Publications Thomas Z,* Bandali FA, McCowen KC, Malhotra A. Drug Induced Endocrine Disorders in the Intensive Care Unit. Crit Care Med. 2010;38:S219-30. Thomas Z,* Kimborowicz K. Highlights from the 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign. Part 2. Hosp Pharm 2009;44:298-302. Kimborowicz K, Thomas Z.* Highlights from the 2008 Surviving Sepsis Campaign, Part 1. Hosp Pharm 2008;43:454-460. Bandali FA, Thomas Z.* Recombinant factor VIIa for intracerebral hemorrhage. Hosp Pharm 2008;43:90-97. Stevens A, Thomas Z.* The case against stress ulcer prophylaxis in 2007. Hosp Pharm 2007;42:9951002. Thomas Z,* Fraser GL. An update on the diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency and the use of corticotherapy in critical illness. Ann Pharmacother 2007;41:1456-65 Thomas Z,* Kimborowicz K. Corticosteroids in ARDS: The never-ending story. Hosp Pharm 2007;42:691-701 * denotes corresponding author

Research Abstracts Moorhouse S, Thomas Z, Kuyumjian A, McCoy D, Pereiras M, Sperber S, Sankaranarayanan J. Influence of A Beta-Lactam Allergy on Antimicrobial Coverage and in-Hospital Mortality in GramNegative Bacteremia [abstr]. Crit Car Med 2012;40:A355S. Bauer S, Thomas Z, Bandali F, Kane-Gill S, Voils S, Lat I. Growth of A Pharmacist-Led Critical Care Practice-Based Research Network: the Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Trials Network [abstr]. Crit Car Med 2012;40:A152S. Thomas Z, Bandali F, Sankaranarayanan J, Reardon T, Olsen K. A Multicenter Evaluation of Prolonged Empiric Antibiotic Therapy in Adult Intensive Care Units in the United States [abstr]. Crit Car Med 2011;39:A291S. Bandali F, Thomas Z, Sankaranarayanan J, Reardon T, Olsen K. Prevalence and Factors Associated With Prolonged Surgical Prophylaxis: Analysis From the Prolonged Empiric Antibiotic Therapy Study [abstr]. Crit Car Med 2011;39:A297S.

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Nagaria SC, Thomas Z, Kuyumjian AG, Wynd MA, Sebti R. Does Carbapenem Resistance Effect Mortality in Patients with Acinetobacter baumannii Bacteremia? [abstr]. 48th Annual Infectious Diseases Society of America Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. Poster 237. Kimborowicz K, Thomas Z, Barone JA. Impact of an Advanced Therapeutics Elective on Student Perception of Clinical Competency [abstr]. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2009; 73:127-128. Thomas Z, Hughes FL, Wynd MA, Barone JA. Creating a Faculty Preference Mentoring Program [abstr]. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education 2008;72:101. Thomas Z, Bicking K, Blau SA, Bui J, Mohr AM, Wynd MA, Amin N. Improving the Utilization of the Cosyntropin Stimulation Test and Assessment of Cortisol Levels [abstr]. Crit Car Med 2005;33:A271S. National Presentations Important Aspects of Newly Approved Oral Anticoagulants. Presented at the HealthTrust University Conference and Vendor Fair, Las Vegas, NV, July 2012. Statins in Sepsis. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, San Diego, CA, January 2011. Critical Care Endocrinology. Presented at the Society of Critical Care Medicine Annual Congress, Miami, FL, January 2010. The Top Ten Pharmacotherapy Controversies in the ICU in 2009. Presented at the American Association of Critical Care Nurses National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition, New Orleans, LA, May 2009. Corticosteroids for Sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Presented at the 36th Annual Congress of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, Honolulu, HI, February 2008. Unique Roles and Career Paths in Pharmacy: Critical Care. Presented at the American Society of HealthSystem Pharmacists New Practitioners Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2007. Assessment of Hypocalcemia in the ICU. Presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists New Practitioners Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2007. The Mentor/Mentee relationship: It’s better than anything you’ll find on E-Harmony. Presented at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists New Practitioners Conference, Chicago, IL, September 2007. Relative Adrenal Insufficiency in the Critically Ill: Focus on Controversies. Presented at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October 2006. Regional Presentations New Intravenous Anticoagulants. Presented at the New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists Annual Meeting, East Brunswick, NJ, April 2011.

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Clostridium Difficile: Beyond Antibiotics. Presented as part of an ACPE approved CE seminar for the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Edison, NJ, March 2011 Jumbo Jets Crashing Everyday: What Can a Pharmacist Do? Presented as part of the Rutgers University New Student Orientation, Piscataway, NJ, August 2010. Critical Care Pharamacotherapy Controversies. Presented at Critical Care Grand Rounds. Maine Medical Center, Portland, Maine, July 2010 Steroids in Sepsis: What do We Really Know? Presented as part of the 31st Annual Educational Symposium of the New Jersey Chapter Society of Critical Care Medicine, Englewood, NJ, October 2009. Genotype Testing for Warfarin: Are We Ready? Presented as part of the Roy A. Bowers 59th Annual Pharmaceutical Conference, Edison, NJ, June 2009 Cardiovascular Pharmacology. Presented as part of the University of Medicine and Dentistry Physician Assistant Certification Examination Annual Review Course. Princeton, NJ, 2007-2008. Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics. Presented as part of “Controversies and Updates in Cardiovascular Disease,” an ACPE approved CE seminar for the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, Edison, NJ, November 2007. Venous Thromboembolism in Surgical Patients. Invited ACPE approved CE dinner presentation for the New Jersey Society of Health-System Pharmacists, November 2007 Intensive Insulin Therapy in the ICU. Presented at the Annual Drexel College of Medicine Critical Care Symposium, Philadelphia, PA, April 2006. Institutional Presentations Heparin Induced Thrombocytopenia Testing in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit. Surgical ICU Committee inservice, November 2011. Intensive Insulin Therapy in the ICU. Critical Care Nursing Lecture series (approximately 6 lectures per year), 2006- 2010 Normoglycemia in Intensive Care Evaluation–Survival Using Glucose Algorithm Regulation (NICESUGAR). Critical Care Service Line inservice, April 2009. Fluids and Electrolytes. Nursing Pharmacology inservice, March 2009. Venous Thromboembolism Risk Assessment. Pharmacy inservice, July 2008. Serial C-Reactive Protein Monitoring in the ICU. Presented to Surgical ICU Committee, Hackensack University Medical Center, February 2007. Therapeutic Drug Monitoring in Critically Ill: Optimizing the Bug/Drug Interaction, Nursing inservice for Surgical ICU staff, Hackensack University Medical Center, December 2006. Using Serum Osmol Gap to Monitor for PEG Toxicity During Lorazepam Therapy, Nursing inservice for Surgical ICU staff, Hackensack University Medical Center, December, 2006.

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Teleconferences Mayo Pharmacy Services Critical Care Journal Club: The CORTICUS Trial. Presented via teleconference hosted by Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN, January 2008. Mayo Pharmacy Services Critical Care Journal Club: N-acetylcysteine in High-risk Cardiac Surgery Patients. Presented via teleconference hosted by Mayo Medical Center, Rochester, MN, June 2007. Interviews-Print Interviewed by Lowry F for “Experts Ponder the Role of Statins in the ICU.” Pharmacy Practice News 2011;May:38. Interviewed by Nielsen M for “Finding your match in mentorship. Success stories from the Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology Section.” Critical Connections 2010; Aug 9:4. Other Research Principal Site Investigator “Prevalence of Off-Label Medication Use in Adult Critical Care in the United States”. Critical Care Pharmacotherapy Network Study. October 2007. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee 2013 Anticoagulation Reversal Guidelines for Trauma 2012

Tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron) medication use guidelines Tranexamic acid (Cyklokapron) formulary monograph Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) medication use guidelines Rivaroxaban (Xarelto) formulary monograph Pentobarbital medication use guidelines

2011

Dabigatran (Pradaxa) medication use guidelines Enalaprilat (Vasotec IV) medication use guidelines

2010

Dabigatran (Pradaxa) formulary monograph Ioversol (Optiray) formulary monograph Regadenoson (Lexiscan) formulary monograph

2009

Tagitol V (barium sulfate) formulary monograph Alvimopan (Entereg) formulary monograph

2008

Injectable Levetiracetam (Keppra) Medication Use Evaluation

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Intravenous iodinated contrast agents: Iohexol vs. Iopamidol 2007

Conivaptan (Vaprisol) formulary monograph

2006

Injectable Levetiracetam (Keppra) formulary monograph

Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy Committees 2007 – Present

Development and Planning Co-chair of Mentoring Program Computer, Library, Instructional Technology Committee Chair (2012- Present)

2006 – Present

Facilities and Resources (subcommittee for ACPE reaccreditation)

2008 – 2010

EMSOP Vision and Goals ad hoc subcommittee

Hackensack University Medical Center Committees 2009– Present

Anticoagulation/VTE Committee

2007 – Present

Library Committee

2006 – Present

Surgical ICU Committee Residency Advisory Committee Managers and Clinicians Committee Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Performance Improvement

Honors and Awards 2013

Society of Critical Care Medicine Presidential Citation

2000 – 2002

Allied Educational Foundation Scholarship

1998 – 2002

University at Buffalo Challenge Scholarship

Membership in Professional Association 2005 – Present

Society of Critical Care Medicine/ American College of Critical Care Medicine ACCM Ethics Committee o 3-year appointment, 2012-2015 ACCM Item Development Editorial Board Committee o 3-year appointment, 2012-2015 Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacology (CPP) Section Member, CPP Research Network

2004 – Present

American College of Clinical Pharmacy 2013 ACCP Educational Affairs Committee Member Critical Care Practice Research Network

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o CRIT-PRN Programming Committee 2009 and 2013 Infectious Diseases Practice Research Network 2004- Present

American Society of Heath-system Pharmacists

Community Service 2013 2012 2011-2012 2008 2007

2006

Item writer for New Jersey Society of Health-system Pharmacists College Bowl Competition Judge and item writer for New Jersey Society of Health-system Pharmacists College Bowl Competition Healthcare Professionals United Advisor Vacation Bible School Volunteer Guest Lecturer at Shenyang Medical College and China Medical University. Lecture sponsored by Medical Education International / Christian Medical Dental Association Safe Use of Medications-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Lecture Poison Proofing Your Home

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