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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Scaling up a school-based Pilot: H2K ?The Heart Healthy Kids Program
R Spencer, J Bower, J Hoyt, J Miller, G Yates, S Kirk, C Hancock Friesen CIHR Institute of Population and Public Health Initiative-Population Heath Intervention Research Casebook 2011 31-35
A North American, prospective, multicenter assessment of the Mitroflow aortic pericardial prosthesis.
Conte J, Weissman N, Dearani JA, Bavaria J, Heimansohn D, Dembitsky W, Doyle D, Ann Thorac Surg 2010 Jul 90 1 144-152.e1-3
Inferior vena cava division to access post-repair pulmonary venous obstruction.
Robertson MW, Liu D, Hancock Friesen CL Ann. Thorac. Surg. 2010 Apr 89 4 1310-1
Neutrophil mediated smooth muscle cell loss precedes allograft vasculopathy.
King CL, Devitt JJ, Lee TD, Hancock Friesen CL J Cardiothorac Surg 2010 5 52
Commotio cordis and ventricular pseudoaneurysm.
Fox SA, Templeton C, Hancock-Friesen C, Chen R, Can J Cardiol 2009 Apr 25 4 237-8
Investing in heart-healthy children: a primary prevention innovation in Atlantic Canada.
Yates G, Cornish W, Miller J, Friesen CL, Can J Cardiovasc Nurs 2009 19 1 20-5
Myocardial preservation tailored to pediatric myocardium is associated with a clinical reduction in troponin T release and improved calcium homeostasis
O?Brien, SE Howlett, HJ Burton, SB O?Blenes, DS Litz, CL Hancock Friesen. Ann Thorac Surg 2009 87 5 1517-1523
Great mediastinal vein reconstruction using autologous superficial femoral vein superficial femoral vein graft.
Eshtaya E, Legare JF, Sullivan JA, Friesen CL, J Card Surg 2008 Nov-Dec 23 6 736-8
Incomplete revascularization in beating heart surgery.
Friesen CL, Sullivan JA, Can J Cardiol 2008 Nov 24 11 832, 844; author reply 844
A comparison of aprotinin and lysine analogues in high-risk cardiac surgery.
Fergusson DA, Hébert PC, Mazer CD, Fremes S, MacAdams C, Murkin JM, Teoh K, Duke PC, Arellano R, Blajchman MA, Bussières JS, Côté D, Karski J, Martineau R, Robblee JA, Rodger M, Wells G, Clinch J, Pretorius R, N Engl J Med 2008 May 358 22 2319-31