Dr. Tobe is a Nephrologist and Hypertension Specialist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto. He received his MD degree from the University of Calgary, and his Master of Science, Community Health, Health Professions Teacher Education degree from the University of Toronto.
Dr. Tobe’s research in the 1990’s focused on dialysis research, but by the end of 1990’s the focus shifted to blood pressure management to help keep patients off dialysis.
He joined the Canadian Hypertension Education Program (CHEP) in 1999 and chaired the guidelines process for 5 years until 2012. He is now a member of the Board of Directors for Hypertension Canada. Dr. Tobe is Co-chair of the CIHR initiated C- CHANGE process to harmonize a core set of recommendations for vascular risk reduction from eight clinical practice guidelines group.