Dr. Julie Kate Webster is from Memphis, Tennessee, where she graduated from Immaculate Conception Cathedral High School in 1991. She was a company member for Memphis Concert Ballet while in high school.
She then attended Vanderbilt University, participated in the Vanderbilt in France program, and graduated in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in French. Each summer she worked at the University of Tennessee in the Department of Metabolism and Endocrinology as a researcher to find a cure for Type I Diabetes.
She obtained her Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from William M. Scholl College in 2000. She continued her research throughout podiatry school focusing on diabetes and its effects on feet. After receiving her degree, Dr. Julie Kate Webster completed three years of residency training in podiatric medicine and surgery at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke’s Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois.
In 2003, Dr. Webster moved with her husband and family back to her hometown of Memphis. There, she started Mid-South Foot and Ankle Specialists with her husband, Dr. Chad Webster. They live in East Memphis with their children, Chloé Evlyn and Wilson Matthew. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family, exercising, and cooking healthy meals.
Dr. Webster is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association, the Tennessee Podiatric Medical Association, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Professional Wound Care Association. She is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons.
Dr. Julie Kate is also on the Board of Directors of JDRF and raises thousands of dollars every year to fund research for diabetes. She is the co-director of the annual Sugar Run 5K, a race whose proceeds go directly to JDRF.