tobacco use prevention, tobacco policy, physical activity, teen pregnancy prevention, tuberculosis awareness, public health policy advocacy, community health, Photovoice
Spadoni College of Education
Sherer W. Royce, associate professor of health promotion, joined the Coastal Carolina University faculty in 2003. She earned a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of South Carolina in 1982, a master's degree in public health and a doctorate degree in public health from the University of South Carolina in 1996 and 2004, respectively.
Royce is a member of Delta Omega, the national public health honorary society and Eta Sigma Gamma, the national professional health honorary society.
Her scholarship includes more than 20 peer-reviewed publications and refereed presentations at the local, state, national and international levels. She serves as the faculty advisor to the Health Promotion Club and is a member of the board of directors for the Grand Strand Rape Crisis Center and for BREATHE, an Horry County tobacco prevention coalition.
Royce's research interests and expertise are in the areas of tobacco use prevention and tobacco policy, physical activity, teen pregnancy prevention, tuberculosis awareness, public health policy advocacy, community health and Photovoice, a research methodology that collects photographic data for community change.