Associate Professor
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Vision Statement:

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
Awards & Recognition:

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