Karsten Lunze, MD, MPH

Dr. Lunze is a previous fellow working closely with CARE Unit faculty members on several projects.  He graduated with an MD/PhD (Genetic Epidemiology) from Charité Medical School in Berlin, Germany and with an MPH (Global Health and Population) from the Harvard School of Public Health.  He trained in pediatrics and pediatric cardiology at Charité Medical School in Berlin and Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.  Currently, he is with Boston University’s Preventive Medicine program.  His interests include newborn health, health behavior changes, and post-conflict health systems reconstruction.

Medical School: Charité Medical School, Berlin, Germany

Residency: Charité Medical School, German Heart Institute, Berlin, Germany and Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center, Harriet Lane Residency Program, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship Mentor: Jeffrey H. Samet, MD, MA, MPH

Fellowship Research Projects:

  • HIV disclosure and risk behaviors among HIV-infected Russians
  • Human rights of injection drug users
  • Systems dynamic modeling to estimate the consequences of policy changes on injection drug users in Central Asia

Current Position: Preventive Medicine Resident Physician