Zachary Throckmorton, PhD

Zachary Throckmorton, PhD
Assistant Professor of Anatomy

7000 Chad Colley Boulevard
Fort Smith, AR  72916

Dr. Throckmorton is a member of the anatomy team, delivering lectures and lab instruction during the 12-week anatomical sciences course.  He also contributes lectures in the BECOM courses.  Prior to joining the faculty at ARCOM, he was assistant professor of anatomy at Lincoln Memorial University’s DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine for four years.

Dr. Throckmorton is a biological anthropologist, holding a BS in Anthropology-Zoology from the University of Michigan, MS in Human Biology from the University of Indianapolis, and PhD in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  His research explores anatomical variation in living and extinct humans, and the evolution of modern human anatomy.  He is a contributor to research projects featured in the New York Times, the BBC, National Geographic, and Scientific American.  His research informs his teaching in that he particularly enjoys emphasizing the clinical relevance of anatomical variation.  He is a member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists, American Association of Physical Anthropologists, and the Paleoanthropology Society.

In his free time, Dr. Throckmorton loves traveling, especially to national parks, and watching football and hockey.