The Duke Student Global Health Review, Duke’s premier global health journal, is soliciting 150-word article pitches and accepting full-length submissions!

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

Electronic Submission

We strongly encourage contributors to submit their manuscripts via email to, preferably in Microsoft Word format (.docx).

Length Limitations

There are no length limits. Feel free to submit manuscripts of any length, however, we suggest you be as concise as possible.

Citation Format

Please use endnotes instead of footnotes. We will work with you on citation formatting after manuscript acceptance, but we use Nature Citation Formatting.

When to submit?

Whenever your article is ready. If an article meets our rigorous quality standards, then we will never reject an article for lack of space; rather, we will hold it for publication in the next issue. To be sure your article is featured in a specific upcoming issue, please submit before the issue specific submission deadline.


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