The Lancet Commission on Women and Cancer


Dr. Erica Liebermann


Erica Liebermann

Dr. Erica Liebermann, PhD, ANP, WHNP is an Assistant Professor in the College of Nursing at
the University of Rhode Island. Dr. Liebermann is an Adult/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner
with over nineteen years of clinical practice experience and has also been an international
clinical consultant for capacity building in cervical cancer prevention in several countries in Latin
America and Africa. Dr. Liebermann received her Ph.D. from NYU Rory Meyers of College of
Nursing; her dissertation study in the Dominican Republic examined provider-level barriers and
facilitators to the adoption of HPV testing for cervical cancer screening. Dr. Liebermann completed
a postdoctoral fellowship in Population Health Sciences at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.
Dr. Liebermann’s clinical work and research are driven by a desire to advance the health of women and girls throughout the world, through promoting equitable access to high-quality health care. Dr. Liebermann’s research uses implementation science and mixed methods approach to understand multi-level (patient, provider, health system) barriers to adoption and scale-up of evidence-based interventions for breast and cervical cancer early detection in LMICs, with the aim of helping design women-centered, resource-appropriate strategies that improve the delivery of and access to preventive women’s health services.