Palmer College of Chiropractic
Dept. of Anatomy
1000 Brady St.
Davenport, IA 52803
563-323-9712 (8-4:30 M-F)
563-355-4433 (all other times)
They didn’t have time to give updated information. Old information incomplete or incorrect we were told.
Des Moines University
Osteopathic Medical Center
3200 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50312
515-271-1400 (all other times)
Cost to family: school pays up to $300 for transportation
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over enrollment: not shared
Disposition: Cremation; return of cremated remains by request
Body rejection: standard*, under 18, missing limbs
Deeded Body Program
University of Iowa
Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
Bowen Science Bldg.
Iowa City, IA 52242
319-356-1616 (after hours)
Cost to family: transportation; embalming if not delivered within 10 hours
Prior enrollment: required
Over enrollment: shared by request
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, obesity
* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS
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