Karen Kosinski

Karen Kosinski

(617) 627-4812
574 Boston Ave
Research/Areas of Interest:

Infectious diseases, global health, One Health, schistosomiasis, water infrastructure


  • PhD, Tufts University, Medford, United States
  • MSPH, Tulane University, New Orleans, United States
  • BS, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, United States


Karen Kosinski is an educator who trains undergraduate students in the areas of infectious diseases, global health, One Health, environmental health, environmental justice, and the climate crisis. She has expertise in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH); engineering interventions; risk mapping; quantitative data analysis; and pedagogy. She has worked on the design, implementation, and evaluation of techniques to prevent urogenital schistosomiasis (UGS) and on risk mapping to understand the distribution of UGS in the Eastern Region of Ghana. She was the 2018 recipient of the Lerman-Neubauer Prize for Outstanding Teaching and Advising at Tufts University. Dr. Kosinski received her PhD in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from Tufts University, her MSPH with a Concentration in Parasitology from Tulane University, and her BS in Biotechnology from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.