Mary de Groot, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Medicine and a core faculty member of the Diabetes Translational Research Center at Indiana University. She received her Masters of Education from the Harvard University Graduate School of Education in 1989 and her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Rhode Island in 1999. Dr. de Groot is a clinical psychologist whose research is focused on examining the mechanisms that link diabetes and depression as well as the development of accessible interventions to treat depression among adults and socio-economically and culturally diverse populations with diabetes. Dr. de Groot has contributed more than 80 articles and presentations on the psychosocial aspects of type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Education and Training:
Ph.D: University of Rhode Island
Ed.M: Harvard University
B.S.: Northwestern University
Awards and Honors:
National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program
National Institutes of Health Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program.
Nominee, Peter S. Merenda Prize in Statistics,
Department of Psychology, University of Rhode Island
Jacob S. Levine Clinical Scholar Award, VA CT Healthcare System Psychology Service
Graduate Fellowship, University of Rhode Island.
Citizens' Scholarship Foundation of America, Arlington Citizens' Scholarship Foundation Award, Arlington, MA.
- de Groot, M., Doyle, T., Hockman, E., Wheeler, C., Pinkerman, B., Shubrook, J., Gotfried, R., & Schwartz, F. (2007). Depression among type 2 diabetes rural Appalachian clinic attenders. Diabetes Care, 30 (6), 1602-1603.
- Wagner, J., Tsimikas, J., Abbott, G., de Groot, M., & Heapy, A. (2007). Racial and ethnic differences in diabetic patient-reported depression symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 75(1), 119-22.
- de Groot, M., Pinkerman, B., Wagner, J., & Hockman, E. (2006). Depression screening and treatment attitudes in a multicultural sample of type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients. Diabetes Care, 29 (3), 549-553.
- Wagner, J., Lacey, K., Abbott, G., de Groot, M., & Chyun, D. (2006). Knowledge of heart disease risk in a multicultural community sample of people with diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 31 (3), 224-230.
- Williams, J.H., Auslander, W., de Groot, M., Robinson, A., Houston, C. & Haire-Joshu, D. (2006). The association of cultural relevancy, satisfaction and outcomes in a health promotion program in low-income African American women. Health Promotion Practice 7, 56-67.
- Cox, D.J., Penberthy, J.K., Zrebiec, J., Weinger, K., Aikens, J.E., Frier, B., Stetson, B., de Groot, M., Trief, Pl, Schaechinger, H., Hermanns, N., Gonder-Frederick, L., & Clarke, W. (2003) Diabetes and driving mishaps: frequency and correlations from a multi-national survey. Diabetes Care, 26 (8), 2329-2334.
- de Groot, M., Auslander, W., Williams, J.H., Sherraden, M. & Haire-Joshu, D. (2003). Depression and poverty among African-American women at risk for type 2 diabetes. Annals of Behavioral Medicine, 25 (3), 172-181.
- de Groot, M., Welch, G., Buckland, G.T., Fergus, M. & Chipkin, S. (2003). Cultural orientation and diabetes self-care behaviors in low-income African-Americans with type 2 diabetes. Ethnicity & Disease, 13 (1), 6-14.