Kirby has over 15 years of experience in administrative support at Duke University.  Her past work experience at Duke includes working with the Department of Anesthesiology and with the Doctor of Physical Therapy Division.

Kirby has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Rutgers University, a certificate in Women’s Studies from Rutgers University, and has completed graduate level coursework in Higher Education and Business at North Carolina State University and Drexel University.