Dr. John Osborne obtained his B.S. with honors from Penn State University, his M.D. magna cum laude from Jefferson Medical College, and his Ph.D. in Cardiovascular Physiology from Thomas Jefferson University. After graduation, he continued his postdoctoral training at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts where he completed his Internship, Residency and Research Residency in Internal Medicine and a Fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease. While at Harvard, Dr. Osborne published many articles on atherosclerosis, vascular biology, and molecular genetics. His clinical training focused on non-invasive techniques and he is the only person to be Board Certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine, Lipidology, Clinical Hypertension, Cardiac CT Angiography, Echocardiography and Nuclear Cardiology. His clinical interests include preventive cardiology, metabolic syndrome, hypertension, congestive heart failure, cholesterol disorders and cardiovascular genetics. He is the founder and Director of State of the Heart Cardiology. He has received a number of awards and honors for his accomplishments as a clinician and researcher. Dr. Osborne was named to the Hobart Amory Hare Internal Medicine Honor Society and to the Alpha Omega Alpha National Honor Medical Society. He has received an American Award of Excellence, a William W. Bodine, Jr. Research Award, a Travelling Scholarship to Oxford University School of Medicine, A National Institute of Health Training Grant in Cardiovascular Disease, and an American Heart Association-Bugher Foundation Fellowship in Molecular Biology. In 2002, Dr. Osborne was recognized by the American Heart Association as the Cardiac Care Provider of the Year, as a Healthcare Hero in 2003 by the Fort Worth Business Press, a Top Doc as a leading cardiologist by Forth Worth Magazine in 2004, and as a Texas Super Doctor in 2006, 2007 and 010 by Texas Monthly. Dr. Osborne was also honored by his peers in 2010 as a Top Cardiologist in D Magazine and in 2011 was appointed to the Board of Directors of the Southwest Lipid Association. Dr. Osborne has served on national committees in the past including the Publications Committee, Council on Hypertension Research of the American Heart Association. He is also a member of the National Lipid Association, the American Society of Echocardiography, the American Heart Association, the Society of Cardiovascular CT, and teaches Cardiac CT for the American College of Cardiology. He has taught at Jefferson Medical College, the University of Texas, and Harvard Medical School. In addition to his original research papers and abstracts, he has published book chapters and reviews on cardiovascular disease and has delivered hundreds of presentations nationally and internationally and has been featured in print, radio, and television news articles.