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Dartmouth President Heads To World Bank

WASHINGTON (UPI) — Directors of the World Bank in Washington named Dartmouth College President Jim Yong Kim their next director with a five-year term beginning in July.

Kim, a doctor, is a co-founder of Partners in Health and a former director of the Department of HIV/AIDS at the World Health Organization.

He has also taught at Harvard Medical School and at the Harvard School of Public Health.

He has been awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship and was named one of America’s “25 Best Leaders” by U.S. News & World Report in 2005.

He was also selected as one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” in 2006.

Kim was nominated by President Barack Obama in March. He subsequently went on a “global listening tour,” to solicit international support for his nomination.

Traditionally, the United States chooses the head of the World Bank, while Europe chooses the head of the International Monetary Fund.

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