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 repair of congenital heart disease associated with increased rate of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms.
Yamada DC, Porter AA, Conway JL, LeBlanc JC, Shea SE, Hancock-Friesen CL, Warren AE Can J Cardiol 2013 Dec 29 12 1623-8
Protecting the aged heart during cardiac surgery: use of del Nido cardioplegia provides superior functional recovery in isolated hearts.
Govindapillai A, Hua R, Rose R, Friesen CH, O'Blenes SB, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2013 Oct 146 4 940-8
Complete revascularization is compromised in off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting.
Robertson MW, Buth KJ, Stewart KM, Wood JR, Sullivan JA, Hirsch GM, Hancock Friesen CL J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2013 Apr 145 4 992-8
Neutrophils are responsible for impaired medial smooth muscle cell recovery and exaggerated allograft vasculopathy in aortic allografts exposed to prolonged cold ischemia.
So M, Lee TD, Hancock Friesen CL J. Heart Lung Transplant. 2013 Mar 32 3 360-7
Adding peer mentors to a school-based physical activity pilot: The Heart Healthy Kids program
Spencer, R., Bower, J., Miller, J., Yates, G., Kirk, S., Hancock Friesen, C. Phys Health Ed J Can 2013 79 3 14-20
Real-time complication monitoring in pediatric cardiac surgery.
Belliveau D, Burton HJ, O'Blenes SB, Warren AE, Hancock Friesen CL Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2012 Nov 94 5 1596-602
Improving and standardizing capture of pediatric cardiac surgical complications.
Shanmugam G, Clark LL, Burton HJ, Warren AE, O'Blenes SB, Hancock Friesen CL J. Thorac. Cardiovasc. Surg. 2012 Sep 144 3 570-6
Follow-up of tetralogy of Fallot patients: tertiary centre versus satellite clinic.
Friesen CL, Robertson M, Liu D, Burton H, Fleming K, Jackson S, Warren AE, Cardiol Young 2011 Aug 21 4 444-53
Protecting the aged heart during cardiac surgery: the potential benefits of del Nido cardioplegia.
O'Blenes SB, Friesen CH, Ali A, Howlett S, J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2011 Mar 141 3 762-70
Early innate immune events induced by prolonged cold ischemia exacerbate allograft vasculopathy.
Devitt JJ, King CL, Lee TD, Hancock Friesen CL J Cardiothorac Surg 2011 6 2