Education

Medical School
University of Alberta (1992)
Internship
Grey Nuns Community Hospital (1993), Rotating
Residency
University of Alberta (1998), General Surgery
Residency
Dalhousie University (2002), Cardiac Surgery
Fellowship
Harvard Medical School/Boston Children's Hospital (2002), Pediatric Cardiac Surgery

Publications

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Early survival following in utero myocardial infarction.
Cosgrove P, Modi S, Lawson K, Hancock-Friesen C, Johnson G, Cardiol Young 2018 Oct 28 10 1079-1087
When an analogy has reached the extent of its usefulness.
Friesen CH, Jaquiss RDB J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2018 Sep 156 3 1221
Recurrent Strokes After Gore Septal Occluder Device Closure of Atrial Septal Defect.
Alhadlaq A, Hussain A, Hancock Friesen C, Dhillon S, Can J Cardiol 2017 12 33 12 1736.e9-1736.e11
If airlines can do it, we can too….
Hancock-Friesen CL, Jaquiss RDB J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2017 Nov
Development of a Rat Clinical Frailty Index.
Yorke A, Kane AE, Hancock Friesen CL, Howlett SE, O'Blenes S J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 2017 Feb
A hidden culprit for ventricular dysfunction in aortopulmonary window repair: Anomalous origin of left coronary artery. Case report and review of literature.
Alhadlaq A, Dhillon S, Hancock-Friesen CL, Hussain A J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2016 Aug
Rationale and design of the Canadian Outcomes Registry Late After Tetralogy of Fallot Repair: the CORRELATE study.
Wald RM, Altaha MA, Alvarez N, Caldarone CA, Cavallé-Garrido T, Dallaire F, Drolet C, Grewal J, Hancock Friesen CL, Human DG, Hickey E, Kayedpour C, Khairy P, Kovacs AH, Lebovic G, McCrindle BW, Nadeem SN, Patton DJ, Redington AN, Silversides CK, Tham EB, Therrien J, Warren AE, Wintersperger BJ, Vonder Muhll IF, Farkouh ME Can J Cardiol 2014 Nov 30 11 1436-43
Peer mentoring is associated with positive change in physical activity and aerobic fitness of grades 4, 5, and 6 students in the heart healthy kids program.
Spencer RA, Bower J, Kirk SF, Hancock Friesen C, Health Promot Pract 2014 Nov 15 6 803-11
Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Choosing Wisely Canada: The Road to Creating a List of Five Things Physicians and Patients Should Question
Ayach, B., Burwash, I., Davies, R., Graham, M., Hancock Friesen, C., Marr, D et.al Can J Cardiol 2014 30 8 949-999
The Na+/Ca2+ exchange inhibitor SEA0400 limits intracellular Ca2+ accumulation and improves recovery of ventricular function when added to cardioplegia.
Egar J, Ali A, Howlett SE, Friesen CH, O'Blenes S J Cardiothorac Surg 2014 9 1 11