Charles John Palenik
Charles John Palenik, MS, PhD, MBA
Dr. Palenik recently retired after 30 years at Indiana University School of Dentistry. He held a number of academic and administrative positions including Professor of Oral Microbiology, Director/Human Health & Safety, Director/Central Sterilization Services and Chairman/Infection Control and Hazardous Materials Management Committees. Dr. Palenik has published over 200 articles, 315 monographs, 88 research abstracts, three books and seven book chapters, the majority of which involve infection control and human safety and health. In addition, he has provided 125 continuing education courses throughout the United States and nine foreign countries.