Cliff Yahnke, Ph.D.

Cliff Yahnke, Ph.D.

Dr. Yahnke received his B.S. in Engineering Physics from the Illinois Institute of Technology and his Ph.D. in Physics from Northwestern University. He joined Kenall in 2013 bringing over 24 years of photonics and healthcare experience in a range of fields related to defense, telecommunications, radiation oncology, medical imaging, analytical instruments, and surgical lighting to Kenall. As one of the inventors of Indigo-Clean, Dr. Yahnke has led its development and introduction into healthcare facilities across the US. Widely regarded as the industry expert on visible light disinfection, he has authored numerous articles on it and led numerous studies using Indigo-Clean demonstrating its performance in reducing bacteria and infections in clinical settings