Pei-Shan Tsai, a distinguished professor and associate dean at Taipei Medical University College of Nursing in Taiwan, focuses her research on the link between stress‐response systems and chronic illnesses and outcomes of nursing care of patients with stress‐related illnesses. Tsai’s expertise includes using both physiological and behavioral measures in research for understanding the mechanisms and efficacy of nursing interventions. She also plays a vital role in demonstrating important health factors, disease prevalence, and health care effectiveness in the general population in Taiwan through secondary analysis of health data. Tsai is a collaborator noted for bringing researchers from different fields together to collaborate on research projects that have important clinical and policymaking implications. To date, she has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles in medical, psychology, and nursing journals, many of which have received a high number of citations from journal articles.