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 provides technical guidance and leadership on programs and initiatives focused on integrating evidence-based cancer control practices. She also 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.
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 also provided leadership in the development and publication of technical manuals used by cancer registry professionals. 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.
- Implementation science and health disparities
- Evidence-based public health
- Global health and cancer screening implementation
- Cancer surveillance