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Mrs. Rebecca Grönroos | General practitioner | Best Researcher Award 

Rebecca Grönroos at Region Västra Götaland, Sweden


Dr. Rebecca Grönroos is a dedicated healthcare professional and researcher with extensive experience in general practice, urology, and surgery. She currently serves as a GP Registrar at Närhälsan Mölnlycke Health Centre. Dr. Grönroos has a strong academic background, holding a medical degree from the University of Linköping and having completed various research-related courses. Her research primarily explores the cardiovascular benefits of dietary nitrates, with a particular focus on hypertension. Dr. Grönroos has been recognized for her contributions to medical research through various grants and presentations at scientific conferences.

Professional Profile:


Introduction to Research (8 credits), 2022

  • Institution: Borås, University of Gothenburg
  • Mentor: Marcus Praetorius Björk, Assistant Professor

🏢 Professional Experience:

Närhälsan Mölnlycke Health Centre, 2018-Present As a GP Registrar at Närhälsan Mölnlycke Health Centre, I provide comprehensive primary care services to a diverse patient population. My responsibilities include diagnosing and treating a wide range of medical conditions, managing chronic diseases, conducting routine check-ups, and providing preventive care. I work closely with a multidisciplinary team to ensure holistic and patient-centered care, while also engaging in continuous professional development to enhance my clinical skills and knowledge.

Borås Hospital, Department of Surgery, 2015-2018 During my tenure as a Urology Registrar at Borås Hospital, I gained extensive experience in diagnosing and managing urological conditions. I performed various urological procedures, participated in surgical operations, and collaborated with specialists to develop and implement treatment plans. My role also involved educating patients about their conditions and post-operative care, as well as contributing to clinical research projects to improve patient outcomes.

Kungälv Hospital, 2013-2015 As a Pre-registration House Officer at Kungälv Hospital, I rotated through various departments, including internal medicine, emergency medicine, and surgery. This role provided me with a broad foundation in clinical practice, where I honed my skills in patient assessment, treatment planning, and interdisciplinary teamwork. I was responsible for managing acute medical conditions, performing minor surgical procedures, and ensuring effective communication with patients and their families.

Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Department of Transplantation, 2012-2013 In my position as an Assistant Doctor at Sahlgrenska University Hospital, I worked in the Department of Transplantation, where I assisted in the pre-operative, peri-operative, and post-operative care of transplant patients. My duties included conducting patient assessments, assisting in surgical procedures, and managing post-transplant care. This experience provided me with valuable insights into the complexities of transplant medicine and patient management.

Linköping University Hospital, Department of Surgery, 2012 As an Assistant Doctor in the Department of Surgery at Linköping University Hospital, I was involved in the care of surgical patients, from initial assessment to post-operative follow-up. I assisted in various surgical procedures, managed patient care plans, and collaborated with surgical teams to ensure high-quality patient outcomes. This role helped me develop a strong foundation in surgical principles and patient care.

Research Interests

Dr. Rebecca Grönroos’s research focuses on the effects of dietary nitrates, particularly beetroot juice, on blood pressure regulation in individuals with hypertension. Her work includes systematic reviews and meta-analyses to assess the efficacy of these interventions according to established hypertension guidelines. She is also involved in clinical studies examining the impact of nitrate-rich mouthwash on oral nitrate reduction, blood pressure, and nitrate levels in saliva and plasma.

Top Noted Publication:

Effects of Beetroot Juice on Blood Pressure in Hypertension According to European Society of Hypertension Guidelines: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis



Rebecca Grönroos | General practitioner | Best Researcher Award

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