CAPT Antoinette Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH

Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry

Health Scientist Administrator
Office of Science Policy, Planning, Evaluation and Reporting

Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry is a health scientist administrator in the Office of Science Policy, Planning, Evaluation and Reporting. She leads projects related to the planning, development, implementation, and evaluation of intervention and social-behavioral research to improve minority health and reduce health disparities.

Prior to her position at NIMHD, Dr. Percy-Laurry served in various roles at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), which included leading initiatives to improve cancer registry data quality and accessibility and addressing health disparities in the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program. She also had a key role on the NCI implementation science team, overseeing the management of relevant data and resources and providing leadership on efforts to build implementation science capacity in health equity and global cancer research. Dr. Percy-Laurry is also a Commander and Health Services Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

Dr. Percy-Laurry received her Doctor of Public Health degree focusing on cancer epidemiology and health disparities from Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland, and her Master of Science in Public Health degree with a concentration in health behavior from the School of Public Health at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Selected Publications

Villalobos, A., Vanderpool, R., Vollinger, R., & Percy-Laurry, A. (2021). Implementation Science: An essential tool for advancing DrPH practice. Harvard Public Health Review (HPHR), 35.

Percy-Laurry, A., Adsul, P., Uy, A., & Vinson, C. (2021). Improving Evidence-Based Program Repositories: Introducing the Evidence-Based Cancer Control Programs (EBCCP) Web Repository. Am J Health Promot, 35(7):897-899.

Springer, S.M., McFall, A., Hager P., Percy-Laurry A., & Vinson CA. (2018). Lung cancer screening: An emerging cancer control issue presents opportunities for an awareness campaign in rural Michigan. Cancer Causes Control, 29(12): 1257-1263.

Percy-Laurry, A., Altekruse, S., Hossain, M., O’Keefe, A.M., Johnson, N., & Kamangar, F. (2018). Association between socioeconomic status and tumor grade among black men with prostate cancer. Journal of Natl Med Assoc, 110(1):53-57

Kish, J.K, Yu, M., Percy-Laurry, A., & Altekruse, S.F. (2014). Racial and ethnic disparities in cancer survival by neighborhood socioeconomic status in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Registries. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr, 49:236-43.

Breen, N., Scott, S., Percy-Laurry, A., Lewis, D., & Glasgow, R. (2014). Health Disparities Calculator: A Methodologically Rigorous Tool for Analyzing Inequalities in Population Health. Am J Public Health, 104(9):1589-91.

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