Dr. Peter Selby is a Clinician Scientist and Senior Medical Consultant at CAMH. He is the Interim Vice-Chair of Research for the Department of Family and Community Medicine and holds the Dr. Barnett & Beverley Giblon Professorship in Family Medicine Research at the University of Toronto. He is a Clinician Scientist and Director of the Mental Health and Addictions Division in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. He is also a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and in the Dalla Lana School of Public Health at the University of Toronto. He is also a full member of the School of Graduate Studies through the Dalla Lana School of Public Health and the Institute of Medical Sciences at the University of Toronto.
Areas of Research
Dr. Selby's research focus is innovative methods to understand and treat addictive behaviours and their comorbidities. He also uses technology to combine clinical medicine and public health methods to scale up and test health interventions. His cohort of 280,000+ treated smokers in Ontario is an example. His most recent program of research utilizes a Learning Health Systems approach to investigate how technology enabled collaborative care can enhance the delivery of evidence-based interventions to the patient while providing a more satisfying experience of care for both patient and provider.
Dr. Selby has received grant funding totaling over 100 million dollars from CIHR, NIH, and Ministry of Health, and has published 38 research reports prepared for the government.
Dr. Selby mentors residents and faculty from a variety of disciplines. He is a sought after speaker for various topics including addictive disorders, motivational interviewing, and health behavior change at individual and system levels.
Dr. Selby has published over 150 peer-reviewed articles, 37 books or book chapters, and 125 international presentations.
View Dr. Selby's publications on PubMed.