Lauryn Perpall, MPH

Cancer Research Training Award Fellow
Environmental Epidemiology Branch, Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program

Telephone: (240) 276-2736
E-mail: lauryn.perpall@nih.gov

Degrees
  • MPH – Public Health Practice & Policy
    Certificate in Principles of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BS - Kinesiology, Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia

Biography

Ms. Lauryn Perpall is a Cancer Research Training Award (CRTA) Fellow in the Epidemiology and Genomics Research Program’s (EGRP) Environmental Epidemiology Branch (EEB). In this role, she provides research and administrative support for multiple trans-NCI initiatives and efforts, including the Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program and projects related to environmental exposures and cancer etiology.

Ms. Perpall received her MPH in Public Health Practice & Policy and a Certificate in Principles of Public Health from the University of Maryland (UMD), College Park. During her time at UMD, she worked on a climate and health equity research team in the Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health.

In addition to her graduate studies, Ms. Perpall also received a BS in Kinesiology (with a minor in Leadership Studies) from Hampton University (HU) in Hampton, VA. While at HU, she was a William R. Harvey Leadership Institute Fellow, a NanoHU (Nanoscience) Research Fellow, and a State of Virginia Health Education Award recipient. She is also an active community service member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Ms. Perpall's current research interests include public health policy, environmental health, oral health, and health equity.