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Victoria Osborne, Ph.D., MSW

Victoria Osborne, Ph.D., MSW

Assistant Professor / BSW Program Director

ExpertiseVictoria Osborne

Research and practice with clients with substance use disorders.

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis
  • M.S.W., Washington University in St. Louis
  • B.A., Washington University in St. Louis

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Research Methods
  • Human Behavior in the Social Environment

Research Interests and Grants

  • Addictive behaviors including substance misuse and eating disorders
  • Women's health and mental health
  • Implementation science
  • Integration of behavioral health in healthcare systems
  • Social determinants of health, stress and coping

Awards and Fellowships

  • 2010-2015: National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism Loan Repayment Grant and Renewals
  • 2013: Grant Generating Project (GGP) Fellowship, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine
  • 2012: Career Development Award, Health Outcomes Research, SLUCOR (St. Louis University Center for Outcomes Research)
  • 2011: Research Poster Award, College of Human Environmental Sciences, University of Missouri.  Title: Disordered eating patterns and alcohol misuse in college students:  evidence for “drunkorexia”?
  • 2010: Service Award for Outstanding Faculty Advisor, Office of Greek Life.  University of Missouri
  • 2007-2008: National Institute on Drug Abuse Comorbidity and Biostatistics Pre-doctoral Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, Epidemiology and Prevention Research Group.  Grant director:  Linda B. Cottler, Ph.D.
  • 2003-2007: National Institute on Drug Abuse Social Work in Addictions Training (STAR) Pre-doctoral Fellowship, George Warren Brown School of Social Work.  Grant directors:  Arlene R. Stiffman, Ph.D., and David E. Pollio, Ph.D.

Publications and Presentations

Contact Information
Phone: (203) 396-6339
Email: osbornev4@sacredheart.edu