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A Program in Partnership With Duke Global Health Institute

Julian Hertz, MD

Global Health Fellow

Emergency Medicine

Department of Surgery

Summary

Julian Hertz is an emergency medicine and global health fellow who is completing a Master of Science in Global Health at Duke.  He received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from Princeton University, and after graduation spent one year volunteering at a clinic in rural Haiti where he continues to serve actively.  Dr. Hertz attended medical school at Duke, and during this time he participated in the Fogarty International Research Scholarship program through the NIH.  Through the Fogarty program, Dr. Hertz spent two years conducting research in Moshi, Tanzania, under the mentorship of Dr. John Crump.  His research was primarily related to under-appreciated arboviral infections and healthcare seeking behavior.  As a global health fellow, Dr. Hertz plans to return to Tanzania to pursue clinical research related to local prevalence of acute coronary syndrome, beliefs about chest pain, and emergency department management of severe febrile illness.  Dr. Hertz will work under the mentorship of Dr. Catherine Staton for this research program.