Dr. Alice M Tse

Professor, Department of Nursing
Honolulu, Hawaii
United States

Focus Areas

Youth Development
Youth Development


Dr. Alice M. Tse, PhD, RN, APRN, FAAN has more than 35 years’ experience as a clinician, educator, mentor and researcher. Her interests and research focuses on vulnerable populations, especially minority groups with health disparities. She has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Defense, and private foundations. She has special expertise in community based participatory research (CBPR). She authored a book that is used in Hawaii to guide CBPR research that engages Native Hawaiian and Pacific Island populations. She was awarded a Health Professions Fellowship from the WK Kellogg Foundation. In 2013, she was selected as a Health Disparities Scholar by the NIH/NIMHD. She has served in leadership positions in the American Pacific Nursing Leaders Council and is currently serving as a member on its board of directors. In 2014, she received the UH Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award. This award recognizes faculty members who have made significant contributions in teaching and student learning. Dr. Tse was nominated by the SONDH and selected by a campus-wide committee of former award recipients. She exhibits extraordinary levels of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity, and personal values beneficial to students. She is the Department Chair of Nursing and Professor at the University of Hawaii, School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene.