Dr. Delost Named AOF/AOCD Outstanding Resident of the Year in Dermatology
Tuesday, August 27, 2019
Gregory Delost, DO, was recently selected as the 2019 Outstanding Resident of the Year in Dermatology. The award, co-sponsored by the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and the American Osteopathic Foundation (AOF), recognizes Dr. Delost’s exemplary work, demonstrated leadership and steadfast clinical performance as well as his passion for, and unwavering commitment to, the osteopathic profession. Dr. Delost will be honored at 2019 AOF Honors Gala, the osteopathic profession’s largest and most prestigious event, which will be held at the Hilton Baltimore Inner Harbor in Baltimore, Maryland on Friday, October 25.
Dr. Delost, a graduate of the University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center dermatology residency training program in Cleveland, OH, was nominated for the award by his program director, Jenifer Lloyd, DO, FAOCD. Prior to dermatology residency training, Dr. Delost earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from Gannon University in Erie, PA. He then completed his doctor of osteopathic medicine degree at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, PA, followed by a traditional rotating internship at University Hospitals Regional Hospitals in Richmond Heights, OH.
Dr. Delost’s excellent work has been recognized previously by AOCD on a number of occasions. Most recently, he was selected as the 1st Place Finalist in the 2017 AOCD Resident Research Paper Competition for his paper titled “Staph Aureus Carriage Rates and Antibiotic Resistance Pattern in Patients with Acne.” In 2017, Dr. Delost earned a Daniel Koprince Award for his contributions to University Hospitals Regional Hospitals’ lecture at the 2017 AOCD Spring Meeting in Atlanta, GA titled “Acne & Related Disorders.” In 2016, Dr. Delost’s research was selected for funding by the Foundation for Osteopathic Dermatology’s Young Investigator Grant. His research project focused on cutaneous lymphoproliferative disorders.
At the 2019 AOCD Annual Business Meeting, Dr. Delost, along with Rachel Giesey, DO presented Derms DO 5. The presentation highlighted ways in which the osteopathic approach can be useful in dermatology and demonstrated how certain osteopathic manipulative techniques can benefit dermatologic patients. This lecture also was presented at the Osteopathic Symposium, Maintaining an Osteopathic Presence in an ACGME World, at the 2019 AAD Annual Meeting.
We congratulate Dr. Delost on his outstanding accomplishment.