Thursday, April 4, 2024

Location: The Point at Otterbein University, 60 Collegeview Rd, Westerville, OH 43081


Registration Fee: $35 DDS / $30 dental staff 

Includes: 2 hours CE and light dinner. 

  • Registration and dinner 6:00pm 
  • Program 6:30pm - 8:30pm
"Time and Change: Useful Pharmacology for Dental Professionals"

Presented by Dr. Anthony (Tony) Gerlach, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, FCCM

The presentation will spotlight:
  1. Review New anticoagulants and Antiplatelet.
  2. Discuss considerations with new medication for Diabetes Mellites with focus on SLGT2 inhibitors and GLP-1 agonists.
  3. Review options of antibiotics prophylaxis.

Anthony Gerlach received his BS (1996) PharmD (1998) from the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy.  After completing a specialty residency in Cardiology, Dr. Gerlach moved to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit where he maintains an active clinical practice.  He was appointed as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2000, promoted to a Clinical Associate Professor, auxiliary in 2011.  Also in 2011, he was inducted as a Fellow by the American College of Critical Care Medicine.  In 2014 Dr. Gerlach was inducted as a Fellow by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

Dr. Gerlach serves as a non-physician faculty member of the Surgical Critical Care Physician Fellowship program at the Wexner Medical Center.  He has published nearly 60 articles in peer reviewed journals, authored 3 Book Chapter, contributed to over 80 abstracts, and serves as a reviewer to multiple journals and is on the editorial Board of Critical Care Explorations.  Along with his clinical activities, Dr. Gerlach is an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine and American College of Clinical Pharmacy serving on many committees and chairing committees in each organization.  He is an elected Council (Board) member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr. Gerlach provides multiple education opportunity for all health care practitioners and has won numerous awards for outstanding education from the College of Pharmacy, and Surgery and Pharmacy Residents from the Wexner Medical Center

The views expressed by speakers at Columbus Dental Society events are solely those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of the Columbus Dental Society, it's board, or it's members. Columbus Dental Society CE programs are intended to provide attendees with an opportunity to hear the featured speaker's views and ideas but should not be construed as an endorsement of any kind. Dentists should always utilize their own professional judgement when provided care to patients.