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Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

Idaho

There are no medical schools in Idaho. However, Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana and Idaho participate in the WWAMI Medical Education Program which accepts bodies for anatomical study in a variety of programs:

University of Idaho
WWAMI Medical Program
Moscow, ID 83844-4207

208-885-6696
509-878-1221 (fun’l home in no. ID)
208-983-0740 (fun’l home in so. ID)

Moderate need.
Cost to family: WWAMI pays for transportation and must make the arrangements, within 150 mi.
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, budgetary restriction


Idaho State University

Anatomical Donation Program
Life Science Bldg., Room 421
Pocatello, ID 83209

208-236-3993 or 236-3765
After death:
208-233-0686 (funeral home) or
236-3165 (Biol. Sci.) 233-4451 (home)

Moderate need.
Cost to family: program pays transportation within 200 mi.
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, embalming, death beyond 200 miles from Pocatello (except Boise)

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, and other contagious or communicable diseases

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