A graduate of the University of Detroit School of Dentistry, Dr. John Palanci was appointed as a full time faculty member in August 2009. Dr. Palanci has been with the School of Dentistry since 2007 as a part-time faculty member. He currently serves as a Group Leader in the Corktown dental clinic. Dr. Palanci ran a successful dental practice in Jackson, Michigan prior to joining the School of Dentistry full time. He has been involved in championing causes for the disabled.