Karsten Lunze, MD, MPH, DrPH, FACPM, FAAP
Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

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

Stigma and HIV prevention in key populations
Maternal and newborn health

2016 American College of Preventive Medicine: Humanism in Medicine Award
2016 National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA): NIH New Investigator Award
2015 UNHCR/EMERCOM : Humanitarian Medal
2013 NIDA and Taiwan CDC; Taipei, Taiwan: Early Career Investigator Award for Global Health
2013 ISAM, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: NIDA-ISAM Award
2012 American College of Preventive Medicine: Don Gemson Resident Award
2012 NIH: NIDA Women & Sex/Gender Junior Investigator Travel Award
2012 The International Society for the Study of Drug Policy, Canterbury, UK: Prize for Best Study Influencing Drug Policy
2012 American Society of Addiction Medicine: Ruth Fox Award
2007-2008 Harvard University: Holtzer Award
2005 German Hypertension Society, Heidelberg, Germany : Young Investigator Award

Stigma, Risk Behaviors and Health Care among HIV-infected Russian People Who Inject Drugs
06/01/2016 - 05/31/2018 (PI)

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  1. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28479634.
  2. 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; DOI: 10.1186/s13011-016-0087-9;.
  3. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27871198; DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2016.1259451;.
  4. 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.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27435712; PMCID: PMC4951542; DOI: 10.7448/IAS.19.4.20877;.
  5. 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; DOI: 10.1136/bmj.i2943;.
  6. 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; PMCID: PMC4683742; DOI: 10.1186/s12884-015-0784-9;.
  7. 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; PMCID: PMC4620685; DOI: 10.3402/gha.v8.29227;.
  8. Lunze K, Lunze FI, Raj A, Samet JH. Stigma and Human Rights Abuses against People Who Inject Drugs in Russia--A Qualitative Investigation to Inform Policy and Public Health Strategies. PLoS One. 2015; 10(8):e0136030.View Related Profiles. PMID: 26305697; PMCID: PMC4549320; DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0136030;.
  9. Lunze K, Yurasova E, Idrisov B, Gnatienko N, Migliorini L. Food security and nutrition in the Russian Federation - a health policy analysis. Glob Health Action. 2015; 8:27537. PMID: 26112143; PMCID: PMC4481043; DOI: 10.3402/gha.v8.27537;.
  10. Lunze K. The ASAM Essentials of Addiction Medicine, edited by A. Herron & T. K. Brennan. Medical and Surgical Complications of Addiction. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins. Philadelphia, PA. 2015. View Publication
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