Dr. Osborne received her PhD in social work from Washington University in 2008. Since that time, she was Assistant Research Professor at Saint Louis University School of Medicine, and Assistant Professor in Social Work and Public Health at the University of Missouri. Her research has been focused on Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for alcohol misuse. She is particularly interested in training health professionals and students in the SBIRT, studying effectiveness of implementing and maintaining SBIRT in primary care practices, understanding marijuana use for pain in older adults, and developing substance use patient education and health promotion campaigns.