Antoinette Stroup, PhD

Antoinette (Nan) M. Stroup, PhD

Antoinette Stroup, PhDDr. Stroup earned her BS and MS degrees from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, UT.  She went on to earn her PhD form the University of California, Berkeley, CA in Epidemiology.  As the Director of Cancer Epidemiology Services (CES) and the New Jersey State Cancer Registry (NJSCR), Dr. Stroup oversees all administrative and operational aspects of the State’s population-based cancer surveillance system and manages and oversees all research-related activities (e.g., protocol development, institutional review board compliance, patient contact) through the CES Cancer Research Program.  She has more than 15 years of experience in cancer surveillance and cancer registry management.  Dr. Stroup has received funding for over 40 cancer research studies, covering a wide array of research topics for a variety of cancer types including breast, prostate, cervical, colorectal, ovarian, and liver cancers as well as cancers among adolescents and young adults.

Professional Memberships

  • Past President, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) 2019 - 2020
  • President, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR), 2017 - 2019
  • President-Elect, North American Association of Central Cancer Registries (NAACCR) 2016 - 2017
  • Co-Chair, NAACCR Standardization and Registry Development Steering Committee
  • Member, NAACCR Institutional Review Board
  • Representative-At-Large, NAACCR Board of Directors
  • Member, National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Prostate Cancer Early Detection Panel

Honors and Awards

Distinguished Lecturer
Rutgers School of Nursing – Camden
Presented at the Susan G. Komen Central and South Jersey 2017 Breast Cancer Conference
November 17, 2017, Camden, NJ

Certificate of Recognition
Rutgers Health
November 26, 2018


Dr. Stroup also serves as an advisor on student projects as part of the Rutgers School of Public Health MPH field work curriculum for:

  • Kate DiPaola (MPH Epidemiology, September 2019)
  • Jie Li (Doctorate in Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health, Graduate Advisor, 2017-Present)
  • Katelyn Roman (MPH, University of New England: Addressing Prostate Cancer Disparities through Research: Strategies to Improve Recruitment of African-American Cancer Survivors, Graduate Advisor, 2019)
  • Kelly Lenahan (MPH Candidate, Epidemiology, Rutgers School of Public Health: Cervical Cancer Prevention through Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Vaccination: A Case Study in Ethiopia, Graduate Advisor, 2019)
  • Karina DeMair (MPH Epidemiology, Fall 2016)
  • Tony Okoro, PharmD (MPH Epidemiology, Spring 2016)
  • Aishwarya Kulkarni, BDS (MPH Epidemiology, Spring 2016)
  • Preethi Raghava, MBBS (MPH Epidemiology, Spring 2015)