Victoria Osborne, Ph.D., MSW

Victoria Osborne, Ph.D., MSW

Assistant Professor / BSW Program Director , Social Work


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

Office Location & Hours

  • Location:
    Social Work
    Angelo Roncalli Hall
    College of Arts and Sciences
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