Julie Kirk

Julie Kirk

Julie Kirk is a Phoenix-based freelance medical writer. Her areas of expertise include women’s health, pregnancy, gynecology, infertility, radiology, sonography, endometriosis, ovarian cancer and other various conditions and diseases.

Medical Background

Her medical background includes 25 years as a registered diagnostic medical sonographer (RDMS) with 17 years specializing in obstetrics and gynecology.

Writing Experience

Julie has been writing in some capacity for over 20 years. She had her own column, wrote freelance articles and movie and restaurant reviews for City View, a Chicago publication. She also wrote health newsletters for OB/GYN offices. She forayed into various fiction genres including screenwriting, novel writing, short stories and her most recent project is a medical thriller that is near completion.

She is the owner of Kirk Medical Writing and completed Dr. Emma Nichols' medical writing courses. While medical and health-related writing is Julie's specialty, she also enjoys writing about non-medical topics as well.

Other Interests and Hobbies

An avid animal lover, Julie is always willing to help out the local dog rescues. Sea turtles are another favorite of hers; she has even traveled to Costa Rica and Cuba for sea turtle nesting season.

Other hobbies she enjoys are traveling, photography, anything artsy/crafty and movies. A good spy thriller is her genre of choice these days.

Family

Julie is an official empty nester. She is the proud mom of two grown sons and excitedly welcomed her first grandbaby early this year.

 

Most Recent Contributions by Julie Kirk

Are You More Fertile After a Miscarriage?

It is actually difficult to determine if you may be more fertile after having a miscarriage. After a miscarriage, each situation is differen ... Read More

Can You Have Pregnancy Symptoms and Your Period at the Same Time?

You may be concerned if you are experiencing pregnancy symptoms while you have your period. However, if you are truly having early signs of ... Read More

Handling Mood Swings During Pregnancy

It is not unusual to experience mood swings when you're pregnant; you may be joyous and happy one minute and inexplicably crying the next. T ... Read More

Planning Your Maternity Leave

If you are pregnant and have a career, you may have concerns about taking your maternity leave. There are steps you can take and resources y ... Read More

Reasons Why Your Guy Might Find You Even Sexier While Pregnant

With the weight gain, fluid retention and penguin waddle you acquire when you're pregnant, the last thing you probably feel is sexy. However ... Read More

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