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Lambda Chi

Detroit MI


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Member News


Who’s Who in Lambda Chi?


Soror Cynthera McNeil and her students won first place with her presentation for the Pipeline “Stomp out Diabetes in Youth” at Wayne State University, in Detroit Michigan.




Soror Nutrena Tate was honored with the Excellence in Community Service Award from Lambda Chi Chapter, Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc. during their Annual Scholarship Luncheon in

Detroit, Michigan.


Soror Nutrena Tate has been appointed to the Board of Directors of the Michigan Chapter of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as the Public Relations Chair.  She has also been appointed as the National Member of the Continuing Education Committee of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners.  Additionally, she has been appointed as a board member of Minerva Education and Development Foundation, a philanthropic organization that provides scholarships and grants to deserving individuals and organizations in the Metropolitan Detroit Area.  Lastly, Soror Tate has been appointed as an advisory board member of the Community Nutrition Food Graduate Certified Program at Wayne State University.


Soror Carmon Weekes was appointed as the Freshman Success Coordinator and Level 1 Quality Team Leader at the University of Detroit Mercy, McAuley School of Nursing. 


Soror Bevely Roberts accepted an Adjunct Faculty position in the Nursing Department at South University in Novi, Michigan.


Academic Achievement:


Soror Jonnie Hamilton completed her DNP at Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan, July, 2015.  She was promoted to manager of school based health centers to St. John Providence Community Health headquartered in Southfield Michigan.  Soror Jonnie also participated in an International Conference on Counseling and Treating People of Color in Phoenix, AZ in November, 2015.











Soror Nutrena Tate published three articles in peer reviewed journals and collaborated on a published position statement:


Tate, N. H., Dillaway, H., Yarandi, H. N., Wilson, F. L., (2015) Gender, SES, Residential Status: An Examination of Eating Behaviors, Physical Activity, and Obesity in African American Adolescents.  The Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 29 (3), 243-254.


Collins, M., Baiardi, J., Tate, N.H., Rouen, P. (2015).  Exploring the Sexual Health Practices of Urban African American Adolescents.  Western Journal of Nursing Research, 37(11), 1441-1457.


Tate, N.H., Davis, J.E., & Yarandi, H. (2015).  Sociocultural Influences on Eating Behaviors and Physical Activity in African American Adolescents.  Western Journal of Nursing research, 37(12), 1531-1547.


Karp, S.M., Barreras, L., Duderstadt, K. G. Gance-Cleveland, B., Gilbert, L., McCarty, K., Mistry, R.S., Quinn, M., Schultz, C., Tate, N.H., & Keesing, H. (2015).  Position statement on the Prevention and Identification of Overweight and Obesity in the Pediatric Population.  Retrievable from


Peer Review Publications for Soror Carmon Weekes :


Weekes, C.V. & Phillips, T.M. (2015).  A mile in my patients shoes: A health literacy simulation.  Clinial Simulation in Nusing, 11(11): 464-468.


Weekes, C.V. (2015).  Book review of “Thornton, L. (2013). Whole person caring: An interprofessional model for healing and wellness.  Indianapolis  IN: Sigma Theta Tau International. (ISBN 9781937554996; 263 pages)” ABNF Journal, 26 (3): 67.


McClelland, M., Weekes, C.V., Bazzi, H., Warwinsky, J., Abouarabi, W., Snell, F. & Salamey, T. (2015).  Perceptions of obesity in African American and Arab American minority groups.  Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities, Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1007/s40615-015-0127-6.


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