Below is a representation of the organizations to which Lernia belongs. As industry resources these groups also provide thought leadership that benefits professionals throughout the life science industry and general business.

Drug Information Association

diaDIA is a neutral, nonprofit, global, professional association with nearly 18,000 members involved in the discovery, development, and life cycle management of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and related products.  Lernia has been a member of DIA for the past 10 years, and continues to attend the annual DIA conference as an exhibitor, speaker and industry expert.


MARSQA is a group of Quality Assurance professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States who work in fields regulated by the U.S. EPA and FDA. Our members have backgrounds in GLP, GCP, GMP for R&D, and Field trials.  MARSQA strives to advance Quality Assurance concepts and methods to members through meetings, workshops, newsletters and the chapter website, and to provide a forum for members to interact with other professionals having the same interests.

CEO ThinkTank

Ballantree Consulting’s business excellence programs and advisory services help improve business performance, develop leadership teams, manage and grow talent, and solve sales problems.

American Society for Training and Development

astdLernia is a member of the ASTD organization, the world’s largest association dedicated to workplace learning and performance professionals.  ASTD serves as the voice of the profession to the media and to public policy makers in the U.S., and collaborates with other associations, organizations, and educational institutions to advance the learning profession.


ISPE_header_logo_smISPE, the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering, is the world’s largest not-for-profit association serving its Members by leading scientific, technical and regulatory advancement throughout the entire pharmaceutical lifecycle.

ISPE is committed to the advancement of the educational and technical efficiency of its members through forums for the exchange of ideas and practical experience.