A number of concepts are being discussed and even tested in the race to find a way to actually treat COVID-19 successfully. Here’s an update from Dr. Zach Jenkins, an infectious disease expert and associate professor of pharmacy practice at Cedarville University.
Cedarville University Expert:
Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Dr. Zach Jenkins completed a postgraduate pharmacy practice residency with Summa Health System, where he focused his training in adult internal medicine and infectious disease. Throughout both his graduate and postgraduate education, Dr. Jenkins was frequently involved in teaching medical and pharmacy students at Northeast Ohio Medical University, which ultimately led him to earn a graduate teaching certification. Dr. Jenkins is an active member of the pharmacy profession, and he currently serves within the leadership of several professional organizations. His research interests include subjects related to infectious disease, antimicrobial stewardship, interprofessional education, and student professional development. Dr. Jenkins maintains a clinical practice in infectious disease at Atrium Medical Center and Miami Valley Hospital, where he helps to lead the antimicrobial stewardship initiative for the Premier Health Partners system.
Education and Credentials
Board Certification in Pharmacotherapy
Pharm.D., Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Pharmacy Practice Residency, Summa Health System
Teaching Certificate, Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)
Teaching and Learning Certificate, American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Academy
Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification, Society of Infectious Disease Pharmacists (SIDP)
Immunization Certificate, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Medication Therapy Management Certification, American Pharmacists Association (APhA)
Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Certification, American Heart Association (AHA)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Instructor Certification, American Heart Association (AHA)