Antoinette Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH
Public Health Advisor
Antoinette Percy-Laurry, DrPH, MSPH is a Public Health Advisor for the Implementation Science Team in the Office of the Director in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS) at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). Dr. Percy-Laurry leads the Cancer Control P.L.A.N.E.T. initiative in Implementation Science at NCI, overseeing the management of relevant data and resources from partner agencies, to assist cancer professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based cancer control programs. Dr. Percy-Laurry is also involved in initiatives that address health disparities and support other cancer control activities. This includes collaborating with various multi-disciplinary workgroups such as Healthy People and the HD*Calc team that promotes the use of the Health Disparities Calculator (HD*Calc) software developed by NCI.
During the years 2004-2014, Dr. Percy-Laurry served on the data quality improvement team and in the Data Analysis and Interpretation Branch for the NCI Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program. She assisted with the development and publication of technical manuals used by cancer registry professionals and also chaired the Health Disparities Interest Group Seminar Series in the division, providing leadership to address cancer-related disparities. In 2008, she was commissioned into the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps as a Health Services Officer in the Cancer Statistics Branch at NCI.
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.
- Prostate cancer collaborative stage data items--their definitions, quality, usage, and clinical implications: a review of SEER data for 2004-2010. Schymura MJ, Sun L, Percy-Laurry A. Cancer. 2014 Dec 1;120 Suppl 23:3758-70. doi: 10.1002/cncr.29052.
- Health disparities calculator: a methodologically rigorous tool for analyzing inequalities in population health. Breen N, Scott S, Percy-Laurry A, Lewis D, Glasgow R. Am J Public Health. 2014 Sep;104(9):1589-91. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.301982. Epub 2014 Jul 17.
- Racial and ethnic disparities in cancer survival by neighborhood socioeconomic status in Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results (SEER) Registries. Kish JK, Yu M, Percy-Laurry A, Altekruse SF. J Natl Cancer Inst Monogr. 2014 Nov;2014(49):236-43. doi: 10.1093/jncimonographs/lgu020.
- The Cancer Survival Query System: making survival estimates from the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results program more timely and relevant for recently diagnosed patients. Feuer EJ, Lee M, Mariotto AB, Cronin KA, Scoppa S, Penson DF, Hachey M, Cynkin L, Carter GA, Campbell D, Percy-Laurry A, Zou Z, Schrag D, Hankey BF. Cancer. 2012 Nov 15;118(22):5652-62. doi: 10.1002/cncr.27615. Epub 2012 May 8. Erratum in: Cancer. 2013 Apr 15;119(8):1602-4.
- 2010 Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Neoplasm Case Reportability and Coding Manual. Johnson CH, Adamo M, Peace S, Percy-Laurry, A (eds.), National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD 20892-8316.
- Revising the multiple primary and histology coding rules. Percy-Laurry AL, Johnson CH, Reichman ME, Adamo M, Lewis DR, Peace S. Journal of Registry Management 2007; 34(3): 81-86.
- The 2007 Multiple Primary and Histology Coding Rules. Johnson CH, Peace S, Adamo P, Fritz A, Percy-Laurry A, Edwards BK. National Cancer Institute, Surveillance, Epidemiology and End Results Program. Bethesda, MD, 2007.