Jim Yong Kim is the 17th president of Dartmouth College. The first physician to serve as Dartmouth’s president, he also is an anthropologist. President Kim is a co-founder of Partners in Health (PIH) and a former director of the Department of HIV/AIDS at the World Health Organization. Before assuming the Dartmouth presidency, President Kim held professorships at Harvard Medical School and at the Harvard School of Public Health. He also served as 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, and director of the François Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights at the Harvard School of Public Health. President Kim was awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship (2003); was named one of America’s “25 Best Leaders” by US News & World Report (2005); and was selected as one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” (2006). He has authored or co-authored articles for the New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, and Science, among others. He also has edited and contributed to books on topics such as the inequality of medical access for the world’s poor, and co-authored with PIH co-founder Dr. Paul Farmer, “Global Considerations in Medicine,” for Harrison’s Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th edition (McGraw Hill, 2008). Born in 1959 in Seoul, South Korea, President Kim moved with his family to the United States at the age of five and grew up in Muscatine, Iowa. He is married to Dr. Younsook Lim, a pediatrician. The couple has two young sons.