Karsten Lunze, MD, MPH, DrPH, FACPM, FAAP

Assistant Professor, Medicine

Karsten Lunze
(617) 414-7399
801 Massachusetts Ave Crosstown Center


Stigma and HIV prevention in key populations
Maternal and newborn health


  • Humboldt University of Berlin, MD
  • Harvard School of Public Health, MPH
  • Humboldt University of Berlin, DM

Classes Taught


  • Published on 9/27/2017

    Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Russpatrick S, Hamer DH. A Mobile-Based Community Health Management Information System for Community Health Workers and Their Supervisors in 2 Districts of Zambia. Glob Health Sci Pract. 2017 Sep 27; 5(3):486-494. PMID: 28855233.

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  • Published on 6/20/2017

    Edelman EJ, Lunze K, Cheng DM, Lioznov DA, Quinn E, Gnatienko N, Bridden C, Chaisson CE, Walley AY, Krupitsky EM, Raj A, Samet JH. HIV Stigma and Substance Use Among HIV-Positive Russians with Risky Drinking. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jun 20. PMID: 28634662.

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  • Published on 6/9/2017

    Lunze K, Lioznov D, Cheng DM, Nikitin RV, Coleman SM, Bridden C, Blokhina E, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. HIV Stigma and Unhealthy Alcohol Use Among People Living with HIV in Russia. AIDS Behav. 2017 Jun 09. PMID: 28600603.

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  • Published on 4/5/2017

    Lunze K, Biemba G, Lawrence JJ, MacLeod WB, Yeboah-Antwi K, Musokotwane K, Ajayi T, Mutembo S, Puta C, Earle D, Steketee R, Hamer DH. Clinical management of children with fever: a cross-sectional study of quality of care in rural Zambia. Bull World Health Organ. 2017 May 01; 95(5):333-342. PMID: 28479634.

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  • Published on 1/20/2017

    Idrisov B, Murphy SM, Morrill T, Saadoun M, Lunze K, Shepard D. Implementation of methadone therapy for opioid use disorder in Russia - a modeled cost-effectiveness analysis. Subst Abuse Treat Prev Policy. 2017 Jan 20; 12(1):4. PMID: 28107824.

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  • Published on 11/22/2016

    Kiriazova T, Lunze K, Raj A, Bushara N, Blokhina E, Krupitsky E, Bridden C, Lioznov D, Samet JH, Gifford AL. "It is easier for me to shoot up": stigma, abandonment, and why HIV-positive drug users in Russia fail to link to HIV care. AIDS Care. 2017 May; 29(5):559-563. PMID: 27871198.

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  • Published on 7/18/2016

    Lunze K, Raj A, Cheng DM, Quinn EK, Lunze FI, Liebschutz JM, Bridden C, Walley AY, Blokhina E, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Sexual violence from police and HIV risk behaviours among HIV-positive women who inject drugs in St. Petersburg, Russia - a mixed methods study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2016; 19(4 Suppl 3):20877. PMID: 27435712.

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  • Published on 6/9/2016

    Lunze K, Idrisov B, Golichenko M, Kamarulzaman A. Mandatory addiction treatment for people who use drugs: global health and human rights analysis. BMJ. 2016 Jun 09; 353:i2943. PMID: 27284009.

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  • Published on 12/17/2015

    Lunze K, Higgins-Steele A, Simen-Kapeu A, Vesel L, Kim J, Dickson K. Innovative approaches for improving maternal and newborn health--A landscape analysis. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2015; 15:337. PMID: 26679709.

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  • Published on 10/23/2015

    Lunze FI, Lunze K, Tsorieva ZM, Esenov CT, Reutov A, Eichhorn T, Offergeld C. Global surgery in a postconflict setting--5-year results of implementation in the Russian North Caucasus. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8:29227. PMID: 26498745.

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