Date:October 20, 2012

Susan Kirk, PA-C

Susan Kirk, PA-CInstructor / Nurse Practitioner
Department of Pediatrics
Section of Hematology-Oncology
Baylor College of Medicine

Susan Kirk, PA-C
Texas Children’s Hematology Center
1102 Bates Street, Suite 630.50
Houston, TX 77030

Phone: 832-822-1320
Fax: 832-825-1453
Email: sekirk@txch.org

 

 

 

About Susan Kirk, PA-C

Program Involvement

Susan Kirk is a member of the Hematology Center.

Clinical Interests

Her primary clinical interests include immune mediated hematologic conditions, particularly immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA). She also has clinical interest in general hematologic conditions including nutritional anemias, enzyme deficiencies, membranopathies, and hemoglobinopathies.

Research Interests

Susan Kirk’s research interest is focused on immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and the study of novel agents to treat this condition. Susan is actively involved in expanding access to diagnostic tools and life-saving treatments for sickle cell disease in the U.S. and internationally through the Texas Children’s Center for Global Health. Susan spends much of her time at international sites supporting global projects in areas where the burden of sickle cell disease is greatest.

Education

MSPAS, University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences
B.S., Biological Engineering, Mississippi State University

Board Certifications

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants
Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners
Texas State Board of Medical Examiners

Selected Memberships

Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA)
Member, American Society of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology (ASPHO)
Member, National Hemophilia Foundation