Dr. Mokenge Malafa

Dr. Mokenge Malafa

Associate Professor,
Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute,
University of South Florida
Tampa, Florida

Grad Year: 1982
Major: Human Adaptability
Hometown: Nation of Cameroon

’82 grad a leader in cancer research

Dr. Mokenge Malafa specializes in surgical oncology, particularly in patients battling pancreatic cancer. His clinical discoveries include trials with a semi-synthetic, micronutrient Vitamin E compound that is aiding in the prevention of tumor growth and reoccurrence.

In 2005, Malafa was named to the to the "2005 Best Doctors in America®" list of specialists most often named by other doctors as the ones they'd choose to see. It was an honor for the UW-Green Bay graduate who found his way from Cameroon to Green Bay via France.

Campus memories: “Chancellor Weidner, Nikitas Petrakopoulos and Ken Fleurant were very influential professors… Any teaching awards I have won are a heritage of my UW-Green Bay days.”

See also:
Mokenge Malafa's Inspiring Story
Dr. Malafa's May 16, 2009 Commencement Address