Sashwati Roy, PhD, is a Professor of Surgery and Director of Clinical Research at IU Health Comprehensive Wound Center. Dr. Roy is an expert in biofilm infection, inflammation and macrophage biology in chronic wounds, more specifically diabetic ulcers. She also has interest and leads multiple funded programs on prosthesis and residual limb health. She completed her PhD at the University of Kuopio, Finland, and post-doc at the University of California, Berkeley & Lawrence Berkeley national laboratory, CA. Her research interests include wound inflammation, mechanisms of resolution of diabetic wound inflammation/infection, tissue repair, and cellular plasticity.
Dr. Roy has over 225 peer reviewed publications. Her work has been cited more than 29,000 times. Dr. Roy’s research program is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIDDK & NINR) and Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Roy served as a permanent member of the NIH surgery Anesthesia Trauma (SAT) study section. In addition, she routinely serves as a reviewer for multiple other NIH, VA & DoD study sections, international grant review panels as well as for prestigious journals. She is well known nationally and internationally in the wound healing community and have served the national Wound Healing Society (WHS) in various capacities during the past decade including President (2018-2019).