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Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH

Health Scientist Administrator, OSSPER, NIMHD, NIH

Dr. Antoinette Percy-Laurry is a Health Scientist Administrator at the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) within the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 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. Dr. Percy-Laurry previously worked at the National Cancer Institute (NCI) as Lead Public Health Advisor in Implementation Science in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences. There, she led the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. initiative, overseeing the management of relevant data and resources from federal partner agencies to assist cancer control professionals in designing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based cancer control programs. She also provided senior leadership on efforts to build capacity of implementation science in health equity and in global cancer research.

Dr. Percy-Laurry also served on the cancer workgroup of the Healthy People 2030, a national initiative that determines 10-year goals and measurable objectives for the nation to guide evidence-based policies, programs, and other actions to improve health. She also brings 10 years of experience in cancer surveillance, leading initiatives to improve cancer registry data quality and accessibility and addressing health disparities in the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER Program).