Occupation: Newly-appointed president of Dartmouth College
Known for: Leading the global fight against HIV/AIDS, receiving a MacArthur genius grant in 2003, getting interviewed by Madonna in Vanity Fair, becoming the first Asian-American president–the Brown and Harvard-educated Doc was born in Seoul–of an Ivy League university.
It’s a tricky time to lead any university, but if Dr. Kim can provide care to the world’s poorest, surely he can handle the world’s richest, plummeting endowment notwithstanding, no?
Filed under: Dartmouth College, Dartmouth President Jim Yong Kim, Doctors, Dr. Jim Yong Kim, Geniuses, HIV/AIDS, Korean-Americans, MacArthur Grant Recipients, The Ivy League, World Health Organization
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