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Antoinette Percy-Laurry, MSPH

Credentials

Public Health Analyst,
Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch,
Surveillance Research Program,
Division of Cancer Control & Population Sciences
National Cancer Institute

Biography

Ms. Percy-Laurry is a public health analyst in the Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch of the Surveillance Research Program within the National Cancer Institute (NCI). She is Chair of the State Cancer Profiles committee since 2008 and manages their web site, which presents national, state and county level data from the NCI and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She is also involved in health disparities related work and other projects that lead to the development and dissemination of surveillance data across different programs and agencies.  This includes being a member of a multi-disciplinary research team that supports the use of the Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc) software. She also assists with the development and publication of technical manuals used by cancer registry professionals.
Ms. Percy-Laurry served on the data quality improvement team for the Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program, 2004-2011. In 2008, she was commissioned into the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps as a Health Services Officer. From 2009-2010, she served as Chair of the Division of Cancer Control and Populations Sciences Health Disparities Interest Group Seminar Series, where she provided leadership to address cancer-related disparities.
Ms. Percy-Laurry received a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham with a specialization in health behavior and a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Oakwood University. Prior to joining NCI SEER, Ms. Percy-Laurry contributed to field studies and clinical trials such as the Women’s Health Initiative Program and the Prostate, Lung, Colo/Rectal and Ovarian cancer Screening Trial.
Ms. Percy-Laurry is currently working towards her Doctor of Public Health degree. Her research interests are cancer control in public health, health disparities, social epidemiology, health behavior and social determinants of health.