Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death


University of Mississippi
Medical Center
Dept. of Anatomy
Jackson, MS 39216


Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation beyond 300 miles
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation/burial at University; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: autopsy, communicable and infectious diseases, decomposition, burn victim, severe trauma, embalming unless under the direction of the University

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