Anna Obergfell Kirkman, JD

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Affiliate Faculty

Anna Kirkman, JD, serves as both Associate Counsel and Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership at Eskenazi Health. As Associate Counsel, Anna handles a variety of legal issues, including civil commitment hearings, employment matters, managed care contracts, hospital billing, and other federal and state health law matters. As Director of the Medical-Legal Partnership, she works to bring medical and legal professionals together to address patients’ social determinants of health. At Eskenazi Health, she also serves on the Ethics Committee. To further her knowledge in this area, she completed the Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics Fellowship in May 2017. Anna serves on local non-profit boards Indy Reads, ArtMix, and the Indiana Health Advocacy Coalition. She was named by the Indianapolis Business Journal as part of the 2017 “Forty under 40” class. Anna grew up in Indianapolis and currently lives with her husband and son in the Butler-Tarkington neighborhood.


  • Students for International Training, Cameroon, West Africa - Fall 2004
  • University of Rennes II: Rennes, France - Summer 2005
  • Villanova University, Cum Laude, BA Political Science, French - 2006
  • Indiana University Maurer School of Law, Cum Laude, JD - 2009

Representative Publications