Anne G. Osborn

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Anne G. Osborne, also known as Anne Osborne Poelman, is a medical doctor who works at the University of Utah, the widow of Ronald E. Poelman and the author of a book about how to apply LDS theology to life. Her textbook on neuroradiology is a definitive work on the subject.[1]


Osborne earned her M.D. at Stanford University. There are a total of ten medical textbooks with Osborne as at least one of the credited authors.[2] In 1977 the Ensign included an article by Osborne about being a single woman and also a member of a church that places marriage and family in order of priority just under discipleship to Jesus Christ.[3] In 1989 to 1990 she worked at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology. In 1995 Osborn wrote The Simeon Solution which was her autobiography. Osborne was the first female president of the American Society of Neuroradiology.[4] Osborne was interviewed for the 2007 PBS documentary The Mormons. She has served on the general board of the Sunday School of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.[3]