Jenny Hsin-Chun Tsai PhD, ARNP, PMHCNS-BC
Dr. Tsai’s current scholarship focuses on sociocultural determinants of mental and physical health of Asian immigrants. She has received funding to uncover new evidence regarding sociocultural factors critical to Chinese and Filipino immigrant worker health and work performance outcomes. Her goal is to design effective theory-driven, community interventions to promote a healthy US Asian immigrant workforce.
Dr. Tsai is a well-rounded researcher with well-honed qualitative research skills coupled with expertise in advanced quantitative methods. Her methodological specializations include qualitative and critical theory research; cross-cultural research inquiry, especially with language, translation, and cross-cultural instrumentation; program evaluation; and advanced quantitative methods (structural equation modeling, social network analysis, measurement).
Dr. Tsai engages in undergraduate and graduate education. She regularly provides programmatic consultation, direct service, and technical support in volunteer capacity to local immigrant community institutions. She reviews for journals and federal grants.
Psychosocial and Community Health
What classes do you teach?
NCLIN 532 Advanced Practice in Community Health Systems Nursing: Overview;
NCLIN 516 Advanced Clinical Practicum I, Community Health Nursing section;
NSG 559 Prevention Effectiveness in Community Health
What do you love about the UW School of Nursing?
- Ecological determinants of equity and health
- Occupational health disparities
- Immigrant health
- Critical theory
- Cross-cultural research
- Theory building and model testing
- Community-oriented prevention research
DepartmentPsychosocial and Community Health
- Innovative Interventions
- Health Equity