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President of Dartmouth grew up in Iowa

MUSCATINE (KWWL) -- The next president of Dartmouth college grew up right here in Eastern Iowa.

Monday the Ivy League school announced Dr. Jim Yong Kim will take over as president July 1st. 

Dr. Kim grew up in Muscatine and graduated from Muscatine high school.

He's a former director of the World Health Organization's hiv/aids department, and heads the Global Health and Social Medicine Department at Harvard Medical School.

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