Program Head – Cardiovascular Health, D.SC., M.SC., MBA, FAHA
After completing undergraduate work in biochemistry and kinesiology, followed by a master’s degree in Experimental Pathology, Dr. Karin Humphries completed her doctoral degree in Epidemiology and Health Services Research at Erasmus University in the Netherlands.
- Outcomes after coronary revascularization (PCI, CABG)
- Sex differences in diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes of patients with coronary disease
- Health services research—evidence-based medication use post-AMI
- Cardiovascular epidemiology
Her current work is mostly focused on sex and gender differences in the diagnosis, treatment, and outcomes in subjects with coronary artery disease.
Associate Professor, Emeritus, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, UBC
UBC-Heart and Stroke Foundation
Professor in Women’s Cardiovascular Health
Steering Committee Member, Canadian Cardiovascular Outcomes Research Team
- Health Matters: Research is vital in the fight against heart disease and stroke (Global News, May 2021)
- Heart disease in women is under-diagnosed, under-treated and under-researched: Heart and Stroke report (Global News, January 2018)
- Raising heart disease awareness among women (Global News, June 2015)