NAME: Jim Yong Kim.
EDUCATION: Graduated from Muscatine (Iowa) High School. Brown University, bachelor's degree in 1982; medical degree from Harvard Medical School in 1991; doctorate in anthropology from Harvard University in 1993.
CAREER: Founded Partners in Health in 1987. Moved to the World Health Organization to run its HIV/AIDS program in 2004. Returned to Harvard and became director of the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights. Went to Dartmouth College as president in 2009. Nominated to become president of the World Bank.
FIRST JOB: Waiter in Muscatine, Iowa.
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Reduced the cost of anti-tuberculosis drugs in poor countries; began WHO program that has treated 7 million Africans with HIV. Awarded a MacArthur Foundation "genius" grant in 2003.
CHILDHOOD DREAM: To play quarterback for the Chicago Bears or Minnesota Vikings.