Dr. Virginia Osborne graduated with a Doctorate from the National College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1995. She received her B.S. degree in Nursing in 1988 from Grand Junction, CO and an Associate Degree in Nursing in 1978 from Elgin, IL. Her nursing career within Emergency, Intensive Care, Cardiac, Medical and Surgical medicine set the foundation for her specialty areas of Environmental, Endocrine, Chronic Disease and Family Medicine. She integrates these with her experience in Homeopathy, Minor Surgery, Allergy Elimination, and IV Micronutrient Therapies.
Upon graduation from NCNM, multiple continuing education hours have been accumulated. Those hours have been spent in research, field studies and attending seminars on IV micronutrients, chelation and environmental concerns. Dr. Osborne began her clinical career in Steamboat Springs, CO and Florence, MT when she founded the Black Bear Naturopathic Clinic. In 2000 Dr. Osborne returned to Portland, OR and launched her teaching career in IV Micronutrient therapy at her alma mater NCNM, and internationally for all Physicians and ancillary medical professionals. In 2000 she co-founded Professional IV Seminars and expanded the education of IV micronutrients on an international standard for physicians and ancillary healthcare practitioners.
She has integrated past environmental training with cutting edge advanced education in Environmental Medicine and IV micronutrient therapies. Currently she is conducting seminars in Parenteral therapies including micronutrients and chelation therapies. Dr. Osborne skillfully develops treatment protocols for comprehensive detoxification, acute and chronic diseases with IV micronutrient therapy. In 2004 Dr. Osborne co-authored the book: Parenteral Micronutrient Therapy.
Committed to broadening education Dr. Osborne chaired the oldest International Naturopathic gathering, the Northwest Naturopathic Physicians Conference held in Portland Oregon April 2004.
Dr. Osborne had the privilege of publishing articles on IV and chelation therapis in the Journal NDNR. Dr. Osborne is a long standing member of the American Association of Naturopathic Physicians, the Oregon Association of Naturopathic Physicians, American College for Advancement in Medicine with an ACAM certification and ILADS (International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society).
Dr. Osborne intention is to continue education of the IV micronutrients internationally for the inherent healing and continual prevention of disease. Dr. Osborne currently resides in Lake Oswego, Oregon. She is enjoys exploring mountain ranges with her two sons and their dog Grizzly.