E. Brook Lerner, MD Pic

E. Brooke Lerner, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine
Research Director


Dr. Lerner is an injury epidemiologist and a former EMS field provider who has dedicated her career to improving prehospital care through research. She has over 15 years of EMS related experience and has authored over 60 EMS-related peer reviewed publications.  Her current federally funded projects include studying the trauma triage guidelines and developing a national consensus on mass casualty triage.  She is a member of the National Disaster Life Support Foundation Board of Directors and Education consortium Executive Committee, the Brain Trauma Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board, and a member of the editorial boards of two leading journals that publish prehospital literature.  Her research expertise is balanced with five years of experience working as both a career and volunteer EMS provider in Buffalo and Lancaster, New York. 


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology - State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY (2001)
  • Master of Science in Epidemiology and Community Health - State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY (1998)
  • Bachelors of Arts - Psychology and Communication - State University of New York at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY (1993)



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