Lerner cofounded LMG (lernermediaglobal.co.uk). From 2003 to 2016, he served on the Board of Advisors for American Men and Women of Science. Often working in challenging environments, he remains an advisor, editor, and contributor for respected news and academic resources.
In addition to degrees and honors (Phi Kappa Phi) in science and education, Lerner holds a master's degree and academic honors from Harvard for his studies and writing on science and public health journalism. Postgraduate programs in crisis leadership and emergency response at the Harvard Kennedy School (HKSEE'14) and the Harvard School of Public Health (ECPE'14) focused on perils brought on by disaster, conflict, or terrorism.
Lerner is a member of the National Press Club in Washington and Harvard Club of Boston.