Brandon Osborn, Ph.D.

Senior Research Associate

Dr. Brandon Osborn is a Postdoctoral Fellow and NIH Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Recipient in the School of Medicine—Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus. Osborn provides data analysis, research, and evaluation support to AMTC associates and clients. He oversees and manages the research arm of AMTC and is responsible for designing research and evaluation studies as well as training and assisting with program analysis, reporting, implementation, and evaluation. He has been involved in the evaluation of over 35 federally-funded projects.

Osborn has planned, implemented, and evaluated a variety of social services and health-related programs. Osborn previously worked at the Center for Health Equity Research in California where he helped evaluate place-based programs aimed at improving the health of vulnerable populations. He also assisted with the evaluation of DOJ-funded grants aimed at decreasing gang involvement and human trafficking among at-risk youth. In the community, he has volunteered as an evaluation coordinator for a mobile food pantry and a workforce development program. Osborn also served as the health education coordinator for the Orange County Transitions in Health Program, during which he developed a health and resource education curriculum for inmates pending release from jail.

Osborn received his Ph.D. in Public Health—Disease Prevention at the University of California, Irvine. He earned a Bachelor of Science in health science from California State University, Long Beach. He has also received formal training in the protection of human subjects, research ethics and responsible conduct of research, data science, biostatistics, epidemiology, mapping (GIS), and geospatial analyses. He is an active member of the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Sciences (IAPHS) and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He also is a journal reviewer for the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, PLoS ONE, Preventive Medicine, and Prevention Science.


  • Population Health
  • Social Epidemiology
  • Program Evaluation
  • Demography
  • Research Methods
  • Health Disparities


  • Research and Evaluation Design
  • Project Management
  • Data Analysis
  • Statistical Processing Software (Stata, R)
  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Data Management and Documentation
  • Grant Writing