Having graduated from Duke University in 2013, Horak is now a researcher at Yale’s Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, where he is working with an international team of physician-scientists to investigate cardiovascular health in China with collaborators at Fuwai Hospital, China’s National Center for Cardiovascular Diseases. His passion for China has been shaped by a number of educational and professional experiences, including leading two Duke delegations to Peking University (PKU), Fudan University, and the New Duke Kunshan University. Horak also served as President of the Duke East Asia Nexus and completed a one-year research fellowship at PKU’s National School of Development, where he headed a team of 30 to investigate hospital management practices with collaborators from Stanford, Harvard, and the London School of Economics. Horak, an aspiring academic physician, is currently conducting research on hospital readmissions after acute myocardial infarction as well as mHealth utilization in China.