Home Institution: Duke University
Fellowship Site: Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center, Moshi, Tanzania
Research Topic: Community and physician perceptions of chest pain and prevalence of ischemic ECG feature among emergency department patients in Moshi, Tanzania
Dr. Hertz will spend his fellowship year at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi under the mentorship of John Bartlett, MD. His research will focus on the community and physician perceptions of chest pain and prevalence of ischemic ECG features among emergency department patients in Moshi, Tanzania.
Dr. Hertz is a Global Health Pathway fellow in Emergency Medicine at Duke University. He completed medical school at Duke in 2013 and residency in emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University in 2016. Dr. Hertz's primary research interest is in non-communicable diseases, particularly cardiovascular emergencies, in sub-Saharan Africa.