Terence L. Zach, MD
Terence L. Zach, MD

Terence L. Zach, MD

Professor
Chair, Department of Pediatrics
School of Medicine

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Pediatrics

Position

  • Professor

Education

  • Creighton University,B.A.,1975-79
  • University of Nebraska College of Medicine,M.D.,1979-83
  • University of Minnesota -Pediatric ID Fellowshiop, 1986-87
  • University of Minnesota-Neonatology Fellowship, 198601988

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Anderson AL, Zach TL. Vanishing twin syndrome, Emedicine, 2001, 2:7, 2001

Articles

  • Anderson AL and TL Zach. Vanishing twin syndrome. eMedicine 2001 revised 2009., Not Applicable, eMedicine 2001 revised 2009, 2009
  • Zach TL, Pramanik A, Ford SP. Multiple births. eMedicine 2001 revised 2009, Not Applicable, eMedicine 2001 revised 2009, 2009
  • Fletcher G, Zach TL, Pramanik A, Ford SP. Multiple births. eMedicine 2009, Not Applicable, eMedicine 2009, 2009
  • Zach TL and Barsoom M. Twin to twin transfusion syndrome. eMedicine 2007 revised 2009, Not Applicable, emedicine 2007 revised 2009, 2009
  • Zach TL and Ford SP. Twin to twin transfusion syndrome. eMedicine 2001 revised 2004, revised 2009, Not Applicable, eMedicine 2001 revised 2004, revised 2009, 2009
  • Zach TL. Listeria moncytogenes infections. eMedicine 2001 revised 2005, 2005, 2007, revised 2009., Not Applicable, eMedicine 2001 revised 2005,2007, revised 2009, 2009
  • Kaftan H, Zach TL and Brown JC. Periventricular leukomalacia. eMedicine, 2009, Not Applicable, eMedicine, 2009, 2009
  • Zach TL, Fletcher SA: Left superior vena cava. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(1): Q10; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Karyotype of Turner's syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(2): Q1, 2007
  • Zach TL: Identificaiton of cranial nerves involved in sucking and swallowing. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(3): Q10, 2007
  • Zach TL: Identify vessels tha drain embryonic yolk sac. NeoReview Plus, NeoReviews, 4(2): Q5; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Cranial nerves involved in the gag reflex. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(5): Q2; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Evaluation of the pupillary reflex. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(6): Q6; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Karyotype of triploidy. NeoReview Plus, NeoReviews, 4(4): Q6; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Identification of the differences in pyrimidine bases in DNA RNA. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 4(6): Q2; 2007, 2007
  • Zach TL: Zinc deficiency in newborns. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(2):!2, 2006
  • Zach TL: Aneuploidy phenotypes., NeoReviews, 3(6):Q9, 2006
  • Zach TL: Chylothorax. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(7):Q10, 2006
  • Zach TL: Aortic arch anomalies. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(8);Q10, 2006
  • Zach TL: Wolf Hirschhorn syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(7);Q3, 2006
  • Zach TL: Facial nerve palsy. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(9);Q7, 2006
  • Thoracic duct anatomy. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(10): Q5, 2006
  • Zach TL: Recognition of Mobius syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(11):Q4, 2006
  • Zach TL: Congenital torticollis. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(12):Q6, 2006
  • Zach TL and Brown JC. Periventricular leukomcalacia. emedicine revised 2006, Not Applicable, 2006
  • Zach, TL, Fletcher SE: Abnormalities associated with tracheoesophageal fistula., NeoReviews, 3(1):Q1,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Syndromes causing neonatal Neutropenia. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(1):Q1,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Chromosomal Non-disjunction causing Down Syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(3):Q9,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Recognition of triploidy. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(4):Q6,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Chromosomal deletion causing cri du chat syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(5):Q9,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Karotype identification of dysmorphic neonate. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(2):Q5,2006, 2006
  • Zach, TL: Robertsonian translocation causing Down Syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 3(5):Q2,2006, 2006
  • Zach TL, Brown JC: Periventricular Leukomalacia. Emedicine revised 2006, Not Applicable, 2006
  • Varman M, Romero JR, Cornish NE, Manley J, Meza JL, Zach TL, Chartrand SA, Characterization and mechanisms of resistance of group B streptococcal isolates obtained at a community hospital., European Journal of Clinical Micro Infectious Diseases, 24(6), 431-433, 2005
  • Vanderhoof J, Zach TL, Adrian TE, ”Gastrointestinal Diseases” in Neonatology: Pathophysiology and Management of the Newborn, 6th Edition, Editors: Avery GB, Flether MA, MacDonald MG, 2005, Not Applicable, 6th Edition, 2005
  • Zach TL, Ford SP: Twin to Twin transfusion syndrome. Emedicine 2005, Not Applicable, 2005
  • Zach TL, X-linked hyperIgM syndrome NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(8): Q9, 2005
  • Zach TL, Conjoined twinning. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(10):Q1, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Chediak-Higashi syndrome. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(9):Q4, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Immunoglobulin Function. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(10):Q6, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Causes of Neonatal neuropenia. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(12):Q8, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Differentiation of neutrophils. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(11):Q2, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Copper deficiency in newborns. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(11):Q11, 2005
  • Zach, TL: Complications of monoamniotic twins. NeoReviews Plus, NeoReviews, 2(7): Q5, 2005
  • Zach TL: Listeria moncytogenes infections. Emedicine revised 2005, Not Applicable, 2005
  • Zach TL: Evaluation of chronic granulomatous disease., NeoReviews, 2(3): Q3, 2005
  • Zach TL: Placental morphology in twins. NeoReview Plus, NeoReviews, 2(3):Q8, 2005
  • Zach TL: Tracheoesophageal fistula-types and ooccurence., NeoReviews, 2(8):Q7, 2005
  • Varman M, Romero JR, Cornish NE, Manley J, Meza JL, Zach TL, Chartrand SA, ”Characterization and mechanisms of resistance of group B streptococcal isolates obtained at a community hospital.”, European Journal of Clinical Micro Infectious Diseases, June 2005, 2005
  • Pentoxiylline inhibits tumor necrosis factor-alpha induces synthesis of complement component C3 in human endothelial cells, Biol Pharm Bull, 27(10), 1670-1673, 2004
  • Zach TL and Ford SP: Twin to twin transfusion syndrome. emedicine revised 2004, Not Applicable, 2004
  • Zach TL, Pramanik A, Ford SP. Multiple births, Not Applicable, 2001, 2:11, 2001
  • Zach TL, Ford SP. Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, Emedicine, 2001, 2:9, 2001

Publications

  • Varman M, Cornish NE, Zach TL, Romero JR. Changing susceptibility of group B Streptococcus from a community hospital in a mid-sized midwestern city., Baltimore, MD, Society for Pediatric Research, 2002

Editing and Reviews

  • Invited Question Writer for NEOREVIEWS.org, Zach TL. Role of Complement in Neonatal Host Defense, May 2005, NEOREVIEWS.org, May 2005, 2005
  • Invited Question Writer for NEOREVIEWS.org, Zach TL. DiGeorge Anomaly, May 2005, NEOREVIEWS.org, May 2005, 2005
  • Invited Question Writer for NEOREVIEWS.org, Zach TL. Effects of Mercury on the developing Fetus, April 2005, NEOREVIEWS.org, April 2005, 2005
  • Invited Question Writer for NEOREVIEWS.org, Zach TL. Chronic Granulomatous Disease, NEOREVIEWS.org, February 2005, 2005
  • Invited Question Writer for NEOREVIEWS.org, Zach TL. Different Types of Placentas in Pregnancy, February, 2005, NEOREVIEWS.org, February 2005, 2005

Presentations

  • Neonatal Resuscitation: 2017 Update - OB Grand Rounds, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation  Mystery Unsolved: Multiple Congenital Anomalies with No Genentic Link - Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Midwives on the Rise: Midwife Deliveries in Local Hospitals are Increasing-
    Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Lethal congenital chylothorax and familial Noonan syndrome - Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Intrahepatic Umbilical Vein Thrombosis; Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: What's that Bump? Sinus Pericranil in a Premature Infant. Pediatric Research Forum - Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Development of hypertension following double volume exchange transfusion for the treatment of neonatal hyperbilirubinemia - Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Incomplete Vascular Ring as a Result of a Right-sided Aortic Arch in a Neonate with CHARGE Syndrome- Pediatric Research Forum, Children' Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Nicrotia: A Case Report and Review of Literature; Pediatric Research Forum- Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Poster Presentation: Alobar Holopresencephaly and Klienfelter's Syndrome in an Infant: A Case Report, Pediatric Research Forum-Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • CHARGE Syndromewith Hiatal Hernia- Pediatric Research Forum, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2017
  • Early Exposreu ot pediatrics through Creighton University School of Medicine M1 Pediatric Summer Academy, 14th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Vaginal delivery of triplets.  14th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Prevalence and duration of neutropenia in very low birth weight infants born to mothers with preeclampsia,  14th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • A case of collodion baby with normal underlying skin; 14th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, Omaha,  NE, 2016
  • Neonate with self-resolving congenital chylothorax; 14th Annual Pediatric Research Forum, 2016
  • Psychotropic Drugs: Prenatal and Postnatal Effects - New Ferontiers in Neonatal Care Conference, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Neonate with self-resolving congenital chylothrox; Practical Pediatric Conference, 2016
  • A Case of collodion baby with normal underlying skin; Practical Pediatrics Conference, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Prevalence and duration of neutropenia in very low birth weight infants born to mothers with preeclampsia; Practical Pediatrics Conference, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Vaginal delivery of triplets,  Practical Pediatrics Conference, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • Early exposure to pediatrics through Creighton University School of  Medicine M1 Pediatric Summer Academy Program; Practical Pediatrics Conference, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • “Newborn Diagnoses: Common and Unusual Problems Encountered in the NICU”, 24th Annual: A Day With the Perinatologists, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Perspectives in Practice Conference, physicians, nurses, and other health care providers, Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • “Transitional Physiology of the Neonate”, Pediatric Pathophysiology / Embryology Course, First Year Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Students, Creighton University, Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • "Neonatal Diagnosis", University of Nebraska Family Medicine Residents, Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • “Stump the Stars – Neonatal Assessment” NICU Nurses and NICU staff, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • “Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn”, NICU Critical Care Course, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, Nebrasla, 2009
  • “Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn”, ECMO Team Nurses, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 2009
  • “Congenital Anomalies from a Neonatologist’s Perspective” Pediatric Grand Rounds, St. Joseph Hospital & Medical Center, Phoenix, Arizona, 2009
  • “Dermatology Review”, Second Year Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Course, Creighton University, 2008
  • “Neonatal Stump the Stars”, Second Year Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Course, Creighton University, 12/10/08, 2008
  • “Neonatology” Breakfast with an Expert, Residents and Pediatric faculty, Creighton University Medical Center, 2008
  • “Stump the Stars II: Case Studies in Pharmacology” 3rd Annual NICU Pharmacology Conference, NNPs and nurses, Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2008
  • "Ethical Issues in Newborn Intensive Care", Marian High School Morality Class, Omaha, NE, 2008
  • "Interesting Cases in Newborn Nursery / Intensive Care Unit", Graduate Medical Education Conference, Family Medicine Residency Program, Clarkson Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2008
  • "Interesting Cases in Newborn Nursery / Intensive Care Unit", Physicians Noon Conference, on-site physicians & telehealth network to rural hospitals in Central Nebraska & Northern Kansas, Good Samaritan Hospital, Kearney, NE, 2008
  • "Derm Review", Creighton University Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Students, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Stump the Stars", Creighton University Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Students, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Common Newborn Care Issues", In-Service for OB Nursing Staff / Maternal Services, Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Head Cooling Asphyxiated Newborns", Life Flight Transport Team Conference, UNMC, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Neonatal Respiratory Disorders",BREATH Conference, Nurses and Respiratory Therapists, Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Head Cooling", NICU staff nurses, The Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Head Cooling Asphyxiated Newborns" at Perinatalology / Neonatology / Surgery Conference, Children's Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Persistant Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn", NICU Critical Care Course, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Congenital Anomalies: A Neonatologist's Perspective", Registered Nurses and staff in Maternal and Child Health Care, Midlands Community Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Congenital Anomalies", Registered Nurses, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Lakeside Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "PPHN" lecture for NICU Critical Care Course at Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2007
  • "Shock and Awe with Zach: The Use of Blood Pressure Medication in Neonates" 1st Annual NICU Pharmacology Conference, Drugs in the NICU, Creighton University Medical Center and School of Nursing and Linkous & Associates, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Interesting Neonatal Cases", 21st Annual: A Day with the Perinatologists Obstertrical Dilemmas, Creighton University School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Continuing Medical Education, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn", NICU Critical Care Course, Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Neonatology, Breakfast with an Expert", Pediatric Faculty, Residents, Students, Joint Pediatric Program Creighton University & Nebraska School of Medicine, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Shock and Awe: Management of Shock in the NICU", 1st Annual NICU Pharmacology Conference - Drugs in the NICU, Creighton University School of Nursing, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Neonatology-Newborn Diagnosis" Third Annual Regional Pediatric Symposium of the Black Hills, Rapid City, SD, 2006
  • "Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn" NICU Critical Care Coure, Neonatal Nurse Practioners, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "Acid Base Balance" NICU Critical Care Course, Neonatal Nurse Practioner, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2006
  • "NICU Environment: The Face of Prematurity", March of Dimes Prematurity Summit, Sheraton Inn, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Infants of Diabetic Mothers", Labor and Delivery , NICU Nurses, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn". NICU Critical Care Course, Neonatal Nurse Practioners, Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Infants of Diabetic Mothers", Fifth Annual Maternal Newborn Conference, Support the Maternal Newborn Women's Health Nurse in Caring for Women and Newborns, Maternal Education Coalition, Mid America Center, Council Bluffs, IA, 2005
  • "Syndromes", NICU Nurses, Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "What is Neonatal Intensive Care and What are the Benefits?", Creigthon in the Community, Media Presentation, Cox Channel 4, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Persistent Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn", NICU Critical Care Course, Noenatal Nurse Practitioners, Bergan Mercy Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Interesting Neonatal Cases", CME lecture to Mercy Hspital Medical Staff, Alegent Health Medical Staff, Physician sistants and Nurse Practitioners, Council Bluffs, IA, 2005
  • "Congenital Abnormalities-A Neonatologist's Perspective", Nursery Nurses, Immanuel Hospital, Omaha, NE, 2005
  • "Ethical Issues at the Beginning of Life" Nursing Students, CSOM, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Neonatology Immunology & Hematology, Neonatal Nurse Practictioner Students, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Treacher-Collins Disease", Interprofessional Education Clinical Conference, Grand Rounds, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Interesting Cases in the NICU", Hypertension During Pregnance & Interesting Cases in The NICU conference, Association of Women's Health, Obstetrics & Neonatology Nurses, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Congenital Anomalies/A Neonatologist's Perspective", A Day with the Perinatologist, Perspectives in Practice Conference, Omaha, Ne, 2004
  • "Vermont Oxford Database-PICU Outcomes" CUMC NICU Nursing In-Service, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Neonatology-Stump the Stars" American Academy of Pediatric Coders, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Congenital Anomalies-A Neonatologist's Perspective" OB/GYN Grand Rounds, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Genetics" Neonatal Nurse Practitioner Studets, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Congenital Anomalies-A Neonatologist's Perspective, NICU Nurses, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Stump the Stars-Interesting Cases in Neonatology", Seventh Annual Practical Pediatric Conference, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Congenital Anomalies" In-service, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Problems with Premature Infants" OB/GYN Grand Rounds, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2004
  • "Neonatal Issues" Health Vision Cable Program, Cox Channel 4, Omaha, NE, 2003
  • "Persistant Pulmonary Hypertension of the Newborn" Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2003
  • "Neonatal Mortality Report",Quality Council, CUMC, Omaha, NE, 2003
  • "Neonatal Mortality Report," Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurses, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2002
  • "Neonatal Mortality Report," Professional Relations Committee, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2002
  • "Newborn Musculoskeletal Problems," Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2002
  • "Patent Ductus Arteriosus," Nurses, Bergan Mercy Medical Center, Omaha, NE, 2002
  • Stump the Stars -M3 and M4, Neonatology conferences for residents, sophomore lectures and health science lectures, 1999