William Zaloga, DO
William Zaloga, DO
Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy
7000 Chad Colley Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR 72916
William Zaloga is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine (ARCOM). Before pursuing medical education, Dr. Zaloga received a bachelor of science degree in Mechanical Engineering and worked for the Hercules Aerospace Company. Subsequently, Dr. Zaloga received a Doctorate of Osteopathic Medicine from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
Dr. Zaloga completed post-graduate training in the specialty of Pathology and is Board certified by the American Board of Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. Dr. Zaloga was the Deputy Director of the Blood and Tissue Resources Program for New York State before accepting his first teaching position at the William Carey University College of Osteopathic Medicine, then the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine where he taught many disciplines of medicine including anatomy and pathology. Dr. Zaloga taught anatomy and biochemistry at the Sherman College of Chiropractic, where he was a finalist twice for faculty of the year, before accepting a position in the Anatomy Department at the Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine.
At ARCOM, Dr. Zaloga will assist in a team-taught 12-week anatomical sciences course for first-year, first semester students, consisting of cadaveric gross anatomy, basic tissue types of histology, general embryology, and regional neuroanatomy. This course is designed and intended to provide students with a foundation for the integrated curricular model used at ARCOM. Continued study of the anatomical sciences occurs via systems within the Biomedical Essentials of Comprehensive Osteopathic Medicine (BECOM) courses.
Outside of medical education, Dr. Zaloga enjoys activities that tourists would enjoy, or exploring the outdoors with activities that include hiking, biking and camping.