McKay Mullen is a postdoctoral scholar at Stanford’s Cardiovascular Institute. His work focuses on congenital heart disease (CHD) as it disproportionately affects minority populations. Specifically his seeks to identify the underlying genetic correlation that may influence this disease’s prevalence among African Americans. In addition, his future research will evaluate racial disparities as they relate to cardio-oncology. He plans to study the impact of chemotherapy on the cardiovascular system and evaluate whether racial disparities influence healthcare outcomes. McKay holds a BS in Psychology from Morehouse College in Atlanta as well as masters degree and PhD in Biomedical Science from Morehouse School of Medicine. McKay enjoys collecting donations and feeding the homeless. His hobbies include reading, cooking, and playing soccer whenever possible.