Vicki Osborne

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Bachlor of Science, Biomedical Science, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth, UK
Master of Science, Epidemiology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK

Hometown: Thame, Oxfordshire, UK
Research Interests: The abuse and misuse of prescription medications across all therapeutic areas.
Long-term career goals: To become an academic researcher in pharmacoepidemiology and work on multi-country collaborative studies.
What philosophy guides your education: “Dream until your dream comes through.”

Date Accomplishments
October 2017 Paper accepted for publication in Drug Safety: Reported Adverse Events with Painkillers: Data Mining of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Adverse Events Reporting System
September 2017 Paper accepted for publication in Drug Safety: Utilization and safety of deferasirox: Results from an observational cohort study in England
August 2017 Meeting report published in Drug Safety: “The 9th Biennial Conference on Signal Detection & Interpretation in Pharmacovigilance
Paper accepted for publication in International Journal of Pharmacy Practice: “Safety of Atrovent® CFC-free inhaler: Respiratory events reported from an observational cohort study in England”
June 2017 Abstract accepted for oral presentation at the American Public Health Association (APHA) 2017 Annual Meeting and Expo in November in Atlanta, GA: “Recent non-medical prescription opioid use and age at first use of other substances: Results from a national survey in adolescents”
Awarded a travel grant by the UF Office of Research to attend the College on Problems of Drug Dependence (CPDD) 79th Annual Scientific Meeting in June in Montréal, Canda
Awarded a travel grant by the UF Graduate Student Council to attend the 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management in August in Montréal, Canda
Elected as Treasurer of the UF chapter of Alpha Epsilon Lamba, a national honor society of graduate and professional school students
May 2017 Abstract accepted for oral presentation and awarded scholarship for free conference registration at the 33rd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management in August in Montréal, Canda
Letter to the editor accepted for publication in Addiction
March 2017 Paper accepted for publication in Addictive Behaviors: Osborne V, Serdarevic M, Crooke H, Striley C, Cottler LB. Non-medical opioid use in youth: Gender differences in risk factors and prevalence. Addict Behav. 2017 Sep;72:114-119. doi: 10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.03.024. Epub 2017 Mar 31. PMID: 28391071
February 2017 Accepted as a member of Alpha Epsilon Lamba, a national honor society of graduate and professional school students
August 2016 Named one of the best reviewers for the journal Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety for her superb review skills in 2015
Received travel scholarship to attend the 32nd International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management in Dublin, Ireland