Department News


January 9, 2018

First Arkansan Receives Surgery to Prepare for Robotic Arm

Jacob Mauterstock in a gym

Jacob Mauterstock can run a half-marathon in an hour-and-a-half. He’s in the gym every day. He demonstrates yoga poses at the drop of a hat. “It’s a lifestyle thing,” said Mauterstock, 41, of Conway. That approach to life remains steadfast, even though Mauterstock lost his left arm in December 2016. Despite this setback and thanks…


December 19, 2017

Perry Initiative Helping Change the Face of Orthopaedics

Faculty member working with student

Faces serious with concentration as drill bits spiral into bone. Faces protected by goggles as fragments start to fly. Faces that break into smiles and nervous laughter as they examine their first attempts at standard orthopaedic surgery techniques. Faces that – unlike the trend for most of orthopaedic surgery and engineering disciplines – are female….