Karsten Lunze MD, MPH, DrPH, FACPM, FAAP

Assistant Professor, General Internal Medicine

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Karsten Lunze

General Internal Medicine


Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit


Director of Global Health
Co-Director, Providence/Boston Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Substance Use Research Core

Stigma and HIV prevention in key populations
Maternal and newborn health


MD, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, 2003

Medical Sciences & Management, DM, Humboldt-Universit├Ąt zu Berlin, 2005

MPH, Harvard School of Public Health, 2008


Published on 3/18/2021

Nadareishvili I, Pkhakadze G, Japiashvili N, Lunze K. Regulatory environment for complementary and alternative medicine in Georgia-a health policy analysis. Int J Health Plann Manage. 2021 Jul; 36(4):1038-1051. PMID: 33735447.

Published on 1/28/2021

Vetrova MV, Cheng DM, Bendiks S, Gnatienko N, Lloyd-Travaglini C, Jiang W, Luoma J, Blokhina E, Krupitsky E, Lioznov D, Ekstrand ML, Raj A, Samet JH, Lunze K. HIV and Substance Use Stigma, Intersectional Stigma and Healthcare Among HIV-Positive PWID in Russia. AIDS Behav. 2021 Sep; 25(9):2815-2826. PMID: 33506305.

Published on 1/1/2021

Lee JO, Yoon Y, Idrisov B, Kiriazova T, Makarenko O, Sereda Y, Bendiks S, Cody K, Schoenberger SF, Nurius PS, Halim N, Flanigan T, Samet JH, Liebschutz J, Lunze K. Violence, HIV Risks, and Polysubstance Use Among HIV-Positive People Who Inject Drugs in Ukraine. AIDS Behav. 2021 Jul; 25(7):2120-2130. PMID: 33385280.

Published on 11/5/2020

Carroll JJ, Lira MC, Lunze K, Colasanti JA, Del Rio C, Samet JH. Painful Subjects: Treating Chronic Pain among People Living with HIV in the Age of Opioid Risk. Med Anthropol Q. 2021 06; 35(2):141-158. PMID: 33152133.

Published on 10/22/2020

Lunze K, Kiriazova T, Blokhina E, Bushara N, Bridden C, Gnatienko N, Bendiks S, Quinn E, Krupitsky E, Raj A, Samet JH. Linking HIV-positive people in addiction care to HIV services in St. Petersburg, Russia - Mixed-methods implementation study of strengths-based case management. Glob Public Health. 2020 Oct 22; 1-13. PMID: 33091311.

Published on 6/1/2020

Biemba G, Chiluba B, Yeboah-Antwi K, Silavwe V, Lunze K, Mwale RK, Hamer DH, MacLeod WB. Impact of mobile health-enhanced supportive supervision and supply chain management on appropriate integrated community case management of malaria, diarrhoea, and pneumonia in children 2-59 months: A cluster randomised trial in Eastern Province, Zambia. J Glob Health. 2020 Jun; 10(1):010425. PMID: 32509293.

Published on 5/1/2020

Sereda Y, Kiriazova T, Makarenko O, Carroll JJ, Rybak N, Chybisov A, Bendiks S, Idrisov B, Dutta A, Gillani FS, Samet JH, Flanigan T, Lunze K. Stigma and quality of co-located care for HIV-positive people in addiction treatment in Ukraine: a cross-sectional study. J Int AIDS Soc. 2020 05; 23(5):e25492. PMID: 32372534.

Published on 1/13/2020

Gnatienko N, Lioznov D, Raj A, Blokhina E, Rosen S, Cheng DM, Lunze K, Bendiks S, Truong V, Bushara N, Toussova O, Quinn E, Krupitsky E, Samet JH. Design of a randomized controlled trial to Link Infectious and Narcology Care (LINC-II) in St. Petersburg, Russia. Addict Sci Clin Pract. 2020 01 13; 15(1):1. PMID: 31931884.

Published on 12/31/2019

Biemba G, Mulenga A, Chiluba B, Griffiths UK, Yeboah-Antwi K, MacLeod W, Lunze K, Hamer DH. Cost analysis of integrated community case management of childhood malaria, diarrhea and pneumonia enhanced by mobile health technology in rural Zambia. J Public Health Afr. 2019 Dec 31; 10(2):1039. PMID: 32257075.

Published on 7/2/2019

Nadareishvili I, Pkhakadze G, Tskitishvili A, Bakuradze N, Lunze K. Georgia's healthcare system and integration of complementary medicine. Complement Ther Med. 2019 Aug; 45:205-210. PMID: 31331562.

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