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January 23, 2008

Kafui Dzirasa ’01 in Ebony Magazine

Ebony magazine featured Kafui Dzirasa ’01, Chemical Engineering, in its “30 on the Rise” collection of 2008 Young Leaders of the Future.

Dzirasa earned his Ph.D. in Neurobiology from Duke, where he is a fourth-year medical student and postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Neurobiology at the Duke Medical Center. The magazine cited several of his UMBC achievements, including his studies as a Meyerhoff Scholar and a conference championship in the long jump. Ebony also noted that he received Duke’s Somjen Award for Outstanding Dissertation Thesis.

The “30 on the Rise” section, in the February 2008 issue, is available to registered Ebony subscribers at

Posted by elewis at January 23, 2008 8:59 AM