Gary Groot MD, PhD
 
 



Surgeon, Researcher, & Associate Professor

 
 
 
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Research in action

 
 
 
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Health System Research

Health system improvement starts from the ground up. Learn about the ways Dr. Groot is helping empower clinicians and care providers to make a positive difference in their own health care settings.

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Indigenous Health

Committed to reconciliation and with a passion to work alongside indigenous partners, Dr. Groot and his team are focused on creating culturally responsive supports for Indigenous cancer patients.

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Clinical Research

Finding the best treatment and care for breast cancer and colorectal cancer patients is what drives Dr. Groot’s clinical research. Read about some of the innovative work he’s doing here.

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Oltumo Maasai Project

Diverse cultural communities coming together to address the challenges facing the Maasai people in Kenya: that is the Oltumo Maasai Project.

Learn how climate change, land division, and cultural change are having an impact on this Indigenous population.

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Social Accountability Initiatives

Dedicated to change.

It takes a collective effort to properly address health inequities. As healthcare providers and advocates, we strive to better understand the unique challenges and barriers confronting Indigenous peoples and patients. Sharing and exchanging knowledge, ideas, and experiences is the first step to positive and meaningful change.

 
 
 
Dr. Gary Groot with (left to right) Lialo Salaash, Leonzo Barreno, and Lorna and Eugene Arcand at the College of Medicine’s 2018 Global Health Conference held at the University of Saskatchewan. The team presented a panel discussion looking at the ways colonialism impacts Indigenous health in three distinct global communities.

Dr. Gary Groot with (left to right) Lialo Salaash, Leonzo Barreno, and Lorna and Eugene Arcand at the College of Medicine’s 2018 Global Health Conference held at the University of Saskatchewan. The team presented a panel discussion looking at the ways colonialism impacts Indigenous health in three distinct global communities.