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Karin Humphries

Associate Professor

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I hope to improve how we diagnose, treat, and support the recovery of women with cardiovascular disease.

Research Interests

Gender and sex differences in the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of patients with cardiovascular disease

Research Summary

 Areas of special interest are in cardiovascular epidemiology with a focus on outcomes following coronary interventions.

Recent Publications

 Humphries KH, Gao M, Pu A, Lichtenstein SV, Thompson CR. Significant Improvement in Short-Term Mortality in Women undergoing Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery (1991-2004). J Am Coll Cardiol 2007; 49:1552-8

Humphries KH, Lee M, Sheldon R, Ramanthan K, Dorian P, Green M, Kerr CR for the CARAF Investigators. Statin use and Recurrence of Atrial Fibrillation following Successful Cardioversion. Am Heart J 2007 Nov;154(5):908-13. Epub 2007 Sep 6

Mackay MH, Ratner PA, Johnson JL, Humphries KH, Buller CE. Gender differences in symptoms of myocardial ischaemia. European Heart Journal 2011; doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehr358



CIHR New Investigator, Michael Smith Foundation Senior Scholar, UBC-Heart and Stroke Foundation Professor in Women's Cardiovascular Health



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