The Duke Student Global Health Review, Duke’s premier global health journal, will be launching 2021 beginning February 1. Please stay tuned for the submission portal!

For reference, the Review accepts content pertaining to Global Health that fit into the following categories:

Original Research

Papers concerning any type of global health project are welcome. These projects do not have to be experimental in nature: program evaluations will be accepted. Original research papers should include analysis of primary and secondary data using qualitative methods, quantitative methods, or mixed-methods. Projects completed through Duke Global Health SRT, Duke Bass Connections, and student organizations are especially encouraged to apply for publication.

Review Articles

Review articles summarize the current state or understanding on a topic, and may include case studies that do not involve primary data collection.

Perspective Pieces

Commentary papers on a broad range of topics relevant to global health are welcome. The content must be original, and it must contribute a new perspective on a recent development in global health. These recent reviews aim to contribute to the forefront of global health discourse.

Global Health in the Humanities

Essays that demonstrate the relevance of the humanities or arts to the science and practice of global health. Sample topics include narrative medicine, storytelling, visual art, poetry, analysis of historical pieces or literature, etc.

Don’t have anything to submit? Propose a topic!

Have an idea about something you want to research and write about? Propose a topic to be included in our next issue! If your proposal is selected, we will work with you through the writing and publication process. To submit a proposal please write a 150-200 word description of the issue you want to explore and send it to

Submission Guidelines

Stay tuned for submission and formatting guidelines coming February 1.


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