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Jim Kim on Why He Took the Top Job at Dartmouth

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Science  24 Apr 2009:
Vol. 324, Issue 5926, pp. 457
DOI: 10.1126/science.324_457

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An Ivy League school has broken new ground by hiring Asian global health specialist Jim Yong Kim to build its future. He will take the helm at Dartmouth in July. Kim spoke with Science on 20 March; these comments are edited for clarity and brevity.