James Q. Del Rosso DOAdjunct Clinical Professor, Dermatology, Touro University Nevada, Henderson, Nevada; Research Director, JDR Dermatology Research, Las Vegas, Nevada; Senior Vice President of Clinical Research and Strategic Development, Advanced Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery, Maitland, Florida
James Q. Del Rosso, DO, FAOCD, FAAD, was born in Brooklyn, New York, and attended pharmacy school at St. John's University in Jamaica, New York. He completed a hospital pharmacy residency at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Del Rosso graduated from medical school at Ohio University with honors and then completed his approved dermatology residency at the Atlantic Skin Disease Association in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
He additionally completed a fellowship approved by the American College of Mohs Surgery in Mohs Micrographic Surgery and Cutaneous Oncology at Ohio State University. Dr. Del Rosso is board certified in Dermatology and Mohs Micrographic Surgery and is fully licensed in the State of Nevada.
Dr. Del Rosso is an internationally renowned educator and speaker with several publications in recognized dermatology journals. He is a frequently invited presenter at major dermatology meetings in both the United States and globally, often talking about what is new in therapeutics and drug development. Additionally, he has written and published several articles on a variety of skin diseases including proper care of the skin barrier, acne, rosacea, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, and eczemas, actinic keratosis, and skin cancers. He is also the co-editor of the textbook, Acne Vulgaris, has served as an editor and author for several issues of Dermatologic Clinics, and was editor of the Year Book of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery for five years.
He is a past president of the American Acne & Rosacea Society, the American Society for Mohs Surgery, the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD), and the Council for Nail Disorders. Dr. Del Rosso also served for several years with the AOCD as an advisor to the directorship on educational programs and directed the committee on corporate support for the AOCD for over a decade. In addition, he served on the American Osteopathic Board of Dermatology for several years and was involved in test question development in clinical dermatology for board certification. He is Clinical Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Clinical Aesthetic Dermatology since its inception in 2005. He has also authored several recognized publications on recommendations for management of acne, rosacea, atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, skin cancer, and antibiotic use in dermatology.
He founded the Scientific Panel for Antibiotic Use in Dermatology in 2005, with three meetings and scientific publications authored by the group under his direction to guide clinicians on optimal antibiotic use.
Dr. Del Rosso is research director and principal investigator of JDR Dermatology Research, in addition to having his dermatology clinic that is fully dedicated to the care of people with skin disorders or have concerns about their skin. The research center conducts studies for a wide variety of skin conditions, such as acne, rosacea, psoriasis, eczemas, urticaria, actinic keratosis, and skin cancer. Dr. Del Rosso has over 25 years of experience in dermatology research and related publications, and he employs a high experienced and skilled staff. Dr. Del Rosso is in dermatology practice at Thomas Dermatology in Las Vegas, Nevada. He has been practicing dermatology in the Las Vegas area for 20 years.
Dr. Del Rosso was the recipient of a lifetime achievement award by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in March 2016 for his lifelong commitment to dermatology and his contributions to the field. He now has the distinguished title of Honorary Member with the Academy.
Outside of his professional activities, Dr. Del Rosso is an avid lover of music and sports. The loves of his life are his wife Karyn, his daughter Jaclyn, his sister Marilyn and brother-in-law Pat, his stepchildren Chrystyna and Ron, his son-in-law David, his daughter-in-law Jen, and his grandchildren Allyson, Blake, Emily, and Asher. He is also thankful for having had great parents and is strongly dedicated to his family and inner circle of great friends.
DisclosuresDr. Del Rosso reports the following disclosures:
Research investigator: ALMIRALL, AMGEN (CELGENE), ANAPTYS BIO, ATHENEX, BAUSCH (ORTHO), BIOPHARMX, BOTANIX, DERMIRA, EPI HEALTH, FOAMIX, GALDERMA, GENENTECH, INCYTE, LEO PHARMA, MENLO THERAPEUTICS, NOVAN, PFIZER, RALEXAR, REGENERON, SOLGEL, SUN PHARMA, VERRICA
Consultant/advisor: ALMIRALL, AMGEN (CELGENE), BAUSCH (ORTHO), BIOFRONTERA, BIOPHARMX, CASSIOPEA, DERMIRA, ENCORE, EPI HEALTH, FERNDALE, FOAMIX, GALDERMA, LA ROCHE POSAY, LEO PHARMA, MC2, , MENLO THERAPEUTICS, NOVAN, PFIZER, REGENERON, SANOFI-GENZYME, SOLGEL, SONOMA (INTRADERM), SUN PHARMA, VERRICA
Speaker: ALMIRALL, AMGEN (CELGENE), BAUSCH (ORTHO), BIOFRONTERA, ENCORE, EPI HEALTH, FERNDALE, GALDERMA, GENENTECH, LEO PHARMA, PFIZER, REGENERON, SANOFI-GENZYME, SUN PHARMA