MAG member sworn into office as state senator

The Georgia Senate Press Office distributed the following press release on June 2… 

Sen. Kay Kirkpatrick, M.D. (R - Marietta) was officially sworn into her first term as a Georgia State Senator during a ceremony at the State Capitol today. 

“I feel incredibly blessed and humbled to have the opportunity to serve my fellow Georgians in the state senate,” said Sen. Kirkpatrick. “I am eager and excited to begin working with my new colleagues in the General Assembly as we look to create meaningful solutions to some our state’s most pressing issues.” 

Sen. Kirkpatrick was joined by her husband, Thomas, and daughter, Sydney, as she was sworn in, marking the beginning of her tenure as a state senator. Sen. Kirkpatrick represents the 32nd Senate District, which includes portions of Cobb and Fulton counties.

Sen. Kirkpatrick practiced as an orthopedic surgeon in the Atlanta area for more than 30 years, she served as the president of Resurgens Orthopedics, and she is a member of the Medical Association of Georgia’s Medical Reserve Corps.