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

Enlarged Heart in Children

An enlarged heart in can be a symptom of several types of medical conditions. All of them require prompt medical treatment. Learn the condit ... Read More

Homemade Pregnancy Tests

Women have been using various homemade pregnancy tests to confirm early pregnancy for many years. Homemade pregnancy tests have been around ... Read More

How to Choose the Best Birth Control Method for You

The best birth control method depends on your health history, lifestyle, and future plans. Additionally, the birth control method that works ... Read More

Is It Bad for Kids to Drink Coffee or Tea?

It is not unusual for kids to drink coffee or tea on occasion. Kids especially love the popular dessert-like coffee drinks with whipped crea ... Read More

Possible Effects of Taking Birth Control While Pregnant

If you've been using a hormonal form of birth control and suddenly discover you're pregnant, you're first concern might be whether or not th ... Read More

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