Karin Russ, MS, RN

Karin RussClinical Instructor, USG
Building I, Suite 309 at USG
Office Hours: Tuesdays, 1-4 p.m.


  • MS, Health Services Leadership and Management, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate, Teaching in Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing
  • Post-Master's Certificate, Environmental Health Nursing, University of Maryland School of Nursing

Selected Publications

  1. Russ, KG, Howard, SG. (July 5, 2016). Developmental Exposure to Environmental Chemicals and Metabolic Changes in Children. Current Problems in Pediatric and Adolescent Health Care, Volume 46, Issue 8 , 255 – 285.
  2. Ruggles, R., Russ, K. (November, 2014). Energy & Health in Maryland:  A Briefing for Health Professionals. Maryland Environmental Health Network.
  3. Huffling, K., Russ, K. (June, 2013). Facts on Fracking: for Health Professionals, Patients and Legislators. Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments.
  4. Ruggles, R., Berlin, R., Russ, K., Levin, J., Carter, M. (January 2013). Maryland Children’s Environmental Health Progress Report. Maryland Environmental Health Network.
  5. Russ K., (2009).  A Review of the Evidence:  Health Effects of Personal Care Products. Nursing for Women's Health. Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses: 13(5), 392–401.

Primary Teaching Areas

  • Public Health: Population-Focused Nursing Care
  • Climate Change and Health

Academic and Professional Activities

  • Chair, Maryland Nurses Association’s Environmental Health Committee
  • Founding Steering Committee Member, Maryland Environmental Health Network
  • Member, American Public Health Association
  • Member, National Institutes of Environmental Health Sciences Public Interest Partners
  • Member, Alliance of Nurses for Health Environments