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Dr. Kafui Dzirasa is the 2017 COEIT Alumnus of the Year

October 8, 2017 2:48 PM
At the Alumni Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 5, 2017 Dr. Kafui Dzirasa ’01, M8, chemical engineering was awarded the Alumnus of the Year in Engineering and Information Technology.  As an associate professor of psychiatry, behavioral science, neurobiology, and neurosurgery at the Duke University School of Medicine, Dr. Dzirasa has dedicated his career to creating a kind of “pacemaker for the brain,” a device that can effectively rewire neurological signals in patients with bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and other illnesses. 

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