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.


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

Abortion Facts and Statistics in the U.S. and Globally

Researchers and health agencies track important abortion statistics in the United States and other countries. These stats give a perspective ... Read More

Important Facts About Chest Pain During Pregnancy

Chest pain during pregnancy can have many different causes. Most of these causes are related to the normal changes your body undergoes in pr ... Read More

Is it Easier to Conceive the Second Baby than the First?

Is it easy to get pregnant after having a baby? If you are thinking about whether it will be easier to get pregnant the second time around, ... Read More

Retrieving a Condom Lost Inside a Woman

Can a condom get lost inside a woman? This is a question that concerns many women who use condoms for birth control and to protect against s ... Read More

Taking Care of Your After Pregnancy Belly

While you are pregnant, your skin and abdominal muscles slowly stretch over the course of nine months to accommodate your growing belly. Onc ... Read More

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Julie Kirk