Sashwati Roy

Sashwati Roy, PhD

Professor of Surgery


Sashwati Roy, PhD is a Professor of Surgery and Director of Clinical Research at IUH Comprehensive Wound Center. She is an expert in inflammation and macrophage biology in chronic wounds. She did her PhD from the University of Kuopio, Finland, and post-doc from the University of California, Berkeley. Her research interests include wound inflammation, mechanisms of resolution of diabetic wound infection, tissue repair, and cellular plasticity. Her laboratory recently highlighted immune cell plasticity in wound repair. The work published in Nature Communication in March 2018.

Dr. Roy has over 225 peer review publications. Her work has been cited over 18000 times. Dr. Roy’s research program is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIDDK & NINR) and Department of Defense (DoD). Dr. Roy is 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 study sections, International grant review panels as well as for prestigious journals. She has served as committee chairs, secretary, and executive board member at the national Wound Healing Society where she is currently serving as the President.


Plastic Surgery
Indianapolis, IN