- Investigator, Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch
Dr. Friesen received a Ph.D. (2006) and M.Sc. (2001) in occupational hygiene from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She completed postdoctoral studies at Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, and at the University of California at Berkeley. She joined the NCI as a tenure-track investigator in the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch in June 2009.
- (2020). Characterization of inhalable endotoxin, glucan, and dust exposures in Iowa farmers. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYGIENE AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH. 228,
- (2020). Parental occupational exposure to pesticides, animals and organic dust and risk of childhood leukemia and central nervous system tumors: Findings from the International Childhood Cancer Cohort Consortium (I4C). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CANCER. 146(4), 943-952.
- (2020). Diesel exhaust and bladder cancer risk by pathologic stage and grade subtypes. ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. 135,
- (2019). An algorithm for quantitatively estimating non-occupational pesticide exposure intensity for spouses in the Agricultural Health Study. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology. 29(3), 344-357.
- (2019). Case-control investigation of occupational lead exposure and kidney cancer. OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE. 76(7), 433-440.