Antoinette Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH

Antoinette Percy-Laurry
Health Scientist

Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry is a Health Scientist for the Implementation Science Team in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She leads the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. initiative, overseeing the management of relevant data and resources from partner agencies, to assist cancer control professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based cancer control programs. Dr. Percy-Laurry is also involved in initiatives that address health disparities and the implementation of cancer screening.

During the years 2004-2014, Dr. Percy-Laurry managed activities performed by the data quality improvement team in the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program and served as health disparities subject matter expert. She provided leadership in the development and publication of technical manuals used by cancer registry professionals and was the 2010 chair of the Health Disparities Interest Group Seminar Series in the Division. In 2008, she was commissioned into the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, as a Health Services Officer.

Dr. Percy-Laurry received her Doctor of Public Health degree from the School of Community Health and Policy at Morgan State University, a Master of Science in Public Health with a specialization in health behavior from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Oakwood University. Prior to joining NCI, Dr. Percy-Laurry worked in field studies and clinical trials, including the Women’s Health Initiative Program and the Prostate, Lung, Colorectal and Ovarian Cancer Screening Trial.

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  • Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T
  • Evidence-based public health
  • Cancer surveillance
  • Social determinants of health
  • Implementation science and health disparities
  • Healthy People 2020 & 2030