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Jim Yong Kim

former director, WHO, HIV/AIDS dept.

Jim Yong Kim is a Korean American physician, and 17th President of Dartmouth College. He has been a Professor of Medicine and Social Medicine and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Chief of the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Director of the Francois Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights, and is a former director of the World Health Organization HIV/AIDS department. Kim co-founded the nonprofit medical organization Partners in Health. He is the first Asian American to assume the post of president at an Ivy League institution.