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Brenda Wilmoth Lerner (Author of The Gale Encyclopedia Of Science)Brenda Wilmoth Lerners coverage of science, public health and global issues is respected for its accuracy, objectivity, and passion in articulating contextual cultural and social connections. In addition to RUSA Book and Media Awards for her books on Climate Change and Biotechnology, Lerners book, Infectious Diseases: In Context, was named an Outstanding Academic Title.
Lerners work in areas at high risk to endemic and emerging diseases infuses her writing with rare cultural insights, earning a reputation for accessible, engaging, and award-winning coverage of complex topics and urgent issues. Lerner directed what critics termed exceptionally fine and authoritative. coverage of SARS, H1N1, and other emerging disease outbreaks. Her book, the Encyclopedia of Espionage, Intelligence, & Security, was selected for Georgetown Universitys Selected Resources for Security Studies, the Defense Intelligence Agency Library, FBI Academic Library, Naval War College Library, and other defense/intelligence collections.
An R.N and former infection control specialist, Lerner is a member of the International Society of Infectious Diseases, attending the 12th Annual ISID Congress in Lisbon (2006) and the 13th Annual ISID Congress in Kuala Lumpur (2008). Brenda served on the Advisory Board for the Gale Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders and continues to serve as advisor to major media sites covering an array of global issues. As her editorial and documentary project schedules allow, Lerner continues her studies as an admitted degree candidate at Harvard University with a concentration on courses devoted to medical humanities and public health issues.
In 2008, Lerner completed a 19-leg global circumnavigation with her frequent media partner and LernerMedia Global cofounder, K. Lee Lerner.
This eight-volume set covers all major areas of science, engineering, technology, mathematics and the medical and health sciences, while providing a comprehensive overview of current scientific knowledge and technology. The 5th edition has been completely updated and includes more than 75 new entries on key scientific topics in the news, including: DNA databanks, Crime Scene Investigations, Internet Search Engines, Podcasts, Weapons of Mass Destruction, Wireless Communications and much more. The Gale Encyclopedia of Science GES , 5th edition, is devoted to providing younger students and general readers with a foundation upon which to build an understanding of modern science. GES entries are designed to instruct, challenge, and excite less-experienced students, while providing a solid foundation and reference for students preparing for more specialized studies in science. The articles in GES are meant to be understandable by anyone with a curiosity about science or scientific thought--or an area of science in which they may not have a depth of knowledge. GES relies on a talented and globally diverse group of expert contributors.
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Holding degrees in science, education, and journalism, including a master's degree with academic honors from Harvard, Lerner is a member of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest all-discipline academic honor society. Postgraduate programs in crisis leadership and emergency response at Harvard Kennedy School and the Harvard T. Chan School of Public Health, as well as broad experience working in challenging environments, add expertise to his writing on global issues. Lerner co-founded and still serves as senior commissioning editor for LMG lernermediaglobal. Operating globally, LMG creates award-winning books , digital media , and academic courses , as well as producing confidential Independent Situational Assessments ISAs for subscribing clients. LMG draws on a global network of experts with extensive scholarly, business, military, and government-service backgrounds to offer time-critical solutions to clients navigating complex issues requiring confidential on-site assessments, communications experience, and subject-matter expertise to inform boardroom-level strategic decisions involving disaster and crisis management.
Just as the environment shapes society, human activity anthropogenic activity now leaves an unmistakable stamp on the natural world. Human Geography: People and the Environment places special emphasis on exploring the impact of human habitation and economic activity on the environment. October, A tsunami in Japan, an economic downturn in Europe, or an outbreak of sectarian violence in the Middle East, while seemingly far away, impact our daily lives in ways large and small That ability to analyze and understand takes on a new urgency as technology allows news to travel around the world at unimaginable speed.