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Faculty Scholar Cheryl Dye, Ph.D. at Clemson University, Clemson South Carolina

Cheryl Dye, Ph.D.

Professor of Public Health Sciences
College of Health, Education and Human Development

Contact: 864-656-4442 or tcheryl@clemson.edu


Who is Dr. Dye?

Cheryl Dye is a professor in the Department of Public Health Sciences and the director of the Institute for Engaged Aging. She has performed extensive research on health promotion of older adults. Her interests include the use of health coaches to promote chronic disease self-management and lifestyle changes.

For more information, see her Department Profile.

How Dr. Dye’s research is transforming health care

Cheryl is working with the Institute for Success in Aging at Greenville Health System to research the effect that exposures to environmental stimuli such as music and images may have on cognitive ability, engagement, and dementia-related disordered behavior among patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorders (ADRD). The research is not only focused on enhancing the quality of life for those diagnosed with ADRD but their caregivers as well. She is also developing health coaching models for older adults with GHS providers.

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Health Research Expertise Keywords

Public Health, Aging, Older Adults, Health Coaches, Health Promotion, Alzheimer’s, Dementia, Caregivers, Family, Community, Lifestyle, Engagement, Quality of Life, Population Health