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Leon M. Lerner, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Lerner has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in academia

A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Lerner has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations

    NEW YORK, NY, July 24, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Leon M. Lerner, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Lerner celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With nearly 40 years of professional experience to his credit, Dr. Lerner has been recognized as a professor emeritus of the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn since 2003. Prior to his retirement, he held a number of biochemistry positions with the school system, including as a professor from 1980 to 2003, an associate professor from 1973 to 1980, an assistant professor from 1967 to 1973, and an instructor of biochemistry from 1965 to 1967. Dr. Lerner began his career as a research associate with the University of Illinois Medical Center, Chicago from 1964 to 1965.

Dr. Lerner first pursued an education at the Illinois Institute of Technology, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in 1959. He continued his studies with the aforementioned school, earning a Master of Science in 1961. Dr. Lerner concluded his academic efforts at the University of Illinois in 1964, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy.

A respected voice in his areas of interest, Dr. Lerner has been affiliated with a number of professional organizations. He was a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Chemical Society. Prior to retirement, he was a member of Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society. A contributor of more than 70 articles to professional journals, also authored chapters for books. Dr. Lerner has been noted in Who's Who in Science and Engineering and Who's Who in the East.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Leon Lerner has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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