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

Braxton Hicks Contractions Vs. Real Labor

Braxton Hicks contractions are a mild tightening or cramping that may come and go during the second and third trimesters of pregnancy. While ... Read More

Can Early Ovulation Lead to Miscarriage?

Ovulation is a critical component of conception, but it may not have much of a bearing on whether a woman has a miscarriage. Some medical pr ... Read More

Example of a Healthy Menu for Pregnant Women

Eating well and preparing a healthy menu when you're pregnant will help ensure that your baby gets the appropriate nutrients for his or her ... Read More

Stretching Exercises for Bulging Discs

Exercise can help manage the debilitating pain of bulging discs. Certain types of stretching exercises relieve pain and strengthen the muscl ... Read More

Tennis Elbow Exercises and Treatments

Tennis elbow is a painful, repetitive strain injury that not only affects the muscles and tendons around your elbow, but it may also affect ... Read More

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