Meet Our Residents & Fellows

A Program in Partnership With Duke Global Health Institute

Julian Hertz, MD, MSc-GH

GHP Graduate

Emergency Medicine

Department of Surgery

Summary

Dr. Julian Hertz is a graduate of the Global Health Pathway and is currently an Assistant Professor of Surgery and Global Health. 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 returned to Tanzania and completed clinical research related to local prevalence of acute coronary syndrome, beliefs about chest pain, and emergency department management of severe febrile illness.  Dr. Hertz worked under the mentorship of Dr. Matt Rubach for this research program.