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Sheldon Tobe

HSF/NOSM Chair in Aboriginal and Rural Health Research
Associate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room A2 40
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-6901
Fax: 416-480-6940

Clinical Manager and Administrative Assistant: Stacey Knox
Phone: 416-480-5895
Fax: 416-480-6940


  • B.Sc., 1982, University of Toronto, Canada
  • MD, 1985, University of Calgary, Canada
  • FRCPC, 1989, medicine
  • FRCP, 1991, nephrology
  • FACP, 2009
  • FASH, 2010
  • MScCH (HPTE), 2012, U of T, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Associate scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Schulich Heart Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Professor of medicine, department of medicine, division of nephrology, U of T
  • Associate scientist, Institute of Medical Science
  • HSF/NOSM Chair in Aboriginal and Rural Health Research
  • Professor, Northern Ontario School of Medicine

Research Focus:

  • Nephrology and hypertension
  • Clinical practice guidelines implementation

Research Summary:

Dr. Tobe is now engaged with the Northern Ontario School of Medicine to facilitate research in rural and Aboriginal communities based on the principles of social accountability.

Dr. Tobe's research is focused on improving the lives of people with or at risk of developing kidney disease by focusing on the prevention, diagnosis and control of hypertension. Current projects include the relationship of stress and its management and hypertension, microalbuminuria and hypertension, and renal vascular disease.

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.

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