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Mobile, Ala. (August 17, 2009)
Contact: Ashley Gruner, (251) 470-1682

USA Welcomes Dr. Jessica L. Kirk

Dr. Jessica L. Kirk  
Dr. Jessica L. Kirk
Dr. Jessica L. Kirk was recently appointed as assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Dr. Kirk is a board-certified pediatrician who has advanced training in the detection of child abuse and follow-up care for victims.

She is a graduate of the University of Miami, where she received her bachelor of science degree in psychobiology.

Dr. Kirk earned her medical degree from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada. She conducted her pediatric residency at USA, where she served as pediatric chief resident of pediatrics.


Dr. Kirk currently serves as medical director for the Child Advocacy Center in Mobile. The center works with child victims of sexual and physical abuse by offering counseling for victims and their families as well as assisting in prosecuting offenders.


Dr. Kirk is a member of the Mobile Medical Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics, where she has served as district coordinator, program delegate, and a panelist on the open forum on mental health and the open forum on child development. She was also the chapter president of the American Medical Student Association and served on the USA Resident Selection Committee and the AMSA International Student Committee.

The Child Advocacy Center is located at 1351 Spring Hill Ave. For more information, call (251) 432-1101.


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