Staff: Amy J. Caplon, M.P.H.
Amy J. Caplon, M.P.H.
- Office of the Associate Director (OAD)
- Behavioral Research Program (BRP)
Amy Caplon, M.P.H., is a Public Health Advisor in the Office of the Associate Director (OAD) within the Behavioral Research Program (BRP). Ms. Caplon is a member of the BRP communication team and is a project manager for various initiatives within BRP and across the division. Ms. Caplon began her time at NCI as a Pathways intern. After completion of her Master's program, Ms. Caplon became a designated Presidential Management Fellow (PMF) within NCI's Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences (DCCPS). Her time as a PMF allowed her to rotate through various programs within DCCPS, along with an external rotation to CDC, before returning to BRP.
Ms. Caplon earned a Master of Public Health in Social and Behavioral Sciences and a certificate in Regulatory Affairs from the Yale School of Public Health and a Bachelor of Science degree in Community Health with a minor in Human Development and Quantitative Methodology from the University of Maryland, College Park.
Current and/or past BRP mentors include Mary O'Connell.
Current and/or past BRP mentees include Alyssa Harrell.
Selected Publications and Presentations
- Oh AY, Emmons KM, Brownson RC, Glasgow RE, Foley KL, Lewis CC, Schnoll R, Huguet N, Caplon A, Chambers DA. Speeding Implementation in Cancer: The National Cancer Institute's Implementation Science Centers in Cancer Control. J Natl Cancer Inst 2022 Oct 31.
- Caplon A, Alexander KA, Kershaw T, Willie TC. Assessing Provider-, Clinic-, and Structural-Level Barriers and Recommendations to Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Uptake: A Qualitative Investigation Among Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence, Intimate Partner Violence Service Providers, and Healthcare Providers. AIDS Behav 2021 May 11.