John O.L. DeLancey, M.D., Named 39th President of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society

September 27, 2019  //  FOUND IN: Accolades and Milestones

John O.L. DeLancey, M.D., was named the 39th president of the American Gynecological and Obstetrical Society (AGOS) at its national meeting in Chicago, Sept. 13-14. AGOS advances the health of women by providing dedicated leadership and promoting excellence in research, education and medical practice.

As the Norman F. Miller Professor of Gynecology and Professor of Urology at Michigan Medicine, Dr. DeLancey specializes in urogynecology and pelvic floor disorders and has an active surgical practice for complex and refractory pelvic floor problems.

Dr. DeLancey has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine and named an Honorary Fellow ad eundem in the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists for pioneering work in advanced imaging and biomechanics that has elucidated basic mechanisms of pelvic floor disorders. He has published over 240 scientific articles, received over $20 million in NIH funding, and lectured in over 30 countries on five continents. He has served as president of both the American Urogynecologic Society and the Society of Gynecologic Surgeons and is listed in the Best Doctors in America.

Before being named president of AGOS, Dr. DeLancey served as secretary from 2016-2019 and as assistant secretary from 2013-2016. He became a member of AGOS in 1998.