Maura Lerner

Investigative reporter | Health
Phone: 612-673-7384
Maura Lerner is a medical writer and investigative reporter on the Star Tribune’s health team. Her work includes coverage of disease outbreaks and stories about doctors disciplined by the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice. Her reporting has been recognized by the National Press Club, the Society for Professional Journalists, the Minnesota Associated Press and the Frank Premack Public Affairs Journalism Award. Before joining the Star Tribune, Lerner was a senior producer for the MacNeil-Lehrer NewsHour on PBS, and a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.

Recent content from Maura Lerner

Six named to MnSCU board

Gov. Mark Dayton has appointed six people, including two students and one returning member, to the board of trustees of...

Updated: August 22, 2014, - 12:11 AM

Concordia English majors delve into 19th century as summer jobs

For years, Amy Watkin has been collecting biographical details about Constance Wilde, the wife of 19th-century playwright Oscar Wilde, with...

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

Kaler leads 10-person U delegation to Norway

Trip is designed to enhance research partnerships.

Updated: August 20, 2014, - 11:51 PM

St. Olaf offers crash course in business world

Liberal arts students learn business savvy from alum.

Updated: August 17, 2014, - 09:20 AM

Campus beat: No-nonsense advice for college parents

Ever wonder what drives professors crazy about college freshmen?One of the biggest complaints, writes history professor Claire Potter, is “how...

Updated: August 13, 2014, - 09:26 PM

Minneapolis college tries to identify struggling students early

How quickly can you tell if a college student is struggling at school?Kristine Snyder says the warning signs can show...

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 11:22 PM

Obituary: Robert Hoffman, founder of Twin Cities law firm, dies at 85

In many ways, the Mall of America will always be Robert Hoffman’s legacy.Hoffman, a savvy lawyer and onetime Bloomington City...

Updated: August 06, 2014, - 07:27 PM

Faculty, Minnesota state universities agree to contract

The tentative deal caps a year of contentious negotiations.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 07:45 PM

Minnesota hires consumer advocate for college students

Betsy Talbot knows that some students may want nothing more than to gripe about their grades.But as the first “student...

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 11:16 AM

Arrest of Minneapolis community activist Al Flowers stirs anger

Family and friends say he was injured during arrest.

Updated: July 27, 2014, - 03:36 PM

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