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geneticist , Pediatrician

Blaine Evan Tolby, American pediatrician, geneticist. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics. Summer research fellow Oregon Heart Association, Portland; Public Health Service trainee University Oregon, Eugene.


Tolby, Blaine Evan was born on September 2, 1945 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Came to the United States, 1945. Son of Thomas Forster and Hilda Schneider Tolby.


Bachelor of Science, Portland State University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Oregon, 1974. Doctor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University, 1975.


Pediatrics resident Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1975-1978, clinical genetics fellow, 1978-1979. Physician Yamhill Valley Medical and Pediatrics Clinic, McMinnville, Oregon, 1979-1983, Child and Adolescent Clinic, Longview, Washington, since 1983. Physician McMinnville Community Hospital, 1979-1983, Newberg (Oregon) Community Hospital, 1980-1983, Monticell Medical Center, Longview, Washington, 1983-1987, vice president medical staff, 1985.

Active medical staff St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Longview, since 1983, vice president medical staff, 1995, member credentials committee, since 1997, member health and well being committee, chairman department pediatrics. Clinical instructor pediatrics Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, 1980.


  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer medical director Progress Center, Inc., Longview, since 1983, board directors, 1983-1987. Member child protective services community review team Child Protective Services, Kelso, since 1984. Volunteer, board directors headstart Lower Columbia Community College E-Civil Air Patrol, Longview, since 1986.

Founder, board directors Kelso Public School Foundation, 1991-1998. Board directors A Child's Place, St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Longview, 1993-1998. Community educator Child and Adolescent Clinic, Longview.

Fellow American Academy Pediatrics. Member North Pacific Pediatrics Society, Washington Medical Association, Washington Academy Pediatrics.


Married Joan E. Gisler, June 21, 1986. Children: James Raymond Howerton, Jeffrey Joseph Howerton, Julie Jo-An Howerton Cattin, Zachary Thomas, John Charles Howerton, Baron Norman, Grace Sara Alice Verlie Elisabeth.

Thomas Forster

Hilda Schneider Tolby

Joan E. Gisler

James Raymond Howerton Tolby

Jeffrey Joseph Howerton Tolby

Julie Jo-An Howerton Cattin Tolby

Zachary Thomas Tolby

John Charles Howerton Tolby

Baron Norman Tolby

Grace Sara Alice Verlie Elisabeth Tolby