April Camilla Roslani, MBBS, MSurg, MRCSEd, FRCSEd, FRCSGlas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is professor, department of surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Malaysia. She received her training at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; the University of Wales, U.K.; and the National University Hospital in Singapore. She is a member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow.
During her career, she has made numerous contributions to surgery. Professor Roslani has an extensive background in basic science research within colorectal surgery and has made significant contributions in such varied areas as thromboprophylaxis, colorectal cancer cell tumor marker expression, and epidermal growth factor and vascular endothelial growth factor functional polymorphisms, as well as the microbiome. In addition to this translational research, she has performed extensive high-level clinical studies, including evaluation and management of fecal incontinence, development of risk scores for patients undergoing colorectal surgery, population-based studies, and evaluation of financial hardships and disparities in patients undergoing colorectal cancer surgery.
Professor Roslani has been an invited lecturer across the globe on topics ranging from obstetric anal sphincter injury to technical considerations in colorectal surgery to the management of neoplasia. Recognition by her peers includes election as president of both the College of Surgeons in the Academy of Medicine of Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific Federation of Coloproctology.