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Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

Missouri

Logan College of Chiropractic
1851 Schoettler Rd.
P.O. Box 1065
Chesterfield, MO 63006-1065

636-227-2100 ext. 1735 or
314-514-9966

www.logan.edu (Search: body donation)

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: communicable disease, such as HIV, hepatitis, tuberculosis, etc, obesity (height and weight proportionate), decomposition, and extreme emaciation
University of Missouri—Columbia
Dept. of Pathology & Anatomical Sci.
M263 Medical Science Building
One Hospital Drive
Columbia, MO 65212

573-882-3014

http://pathology-anatomy.missouri.edu/ education/giftofbody.html

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, obesity
Cleveland Chiropractic College
6401 Rockhill Rd.
Kansas City, MO 64131

Obtains bodies through other schools

Kirksville College of Osteopathic Med.
800 W. Jefferson
Kirksville, MO 63501
660-626-2468

www.atsu.edu/support_atsu/giftofbodyprogram.htm

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation and embalming
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared w. permission
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18
Saint Louis University
School of Medicine
Dept. of Anatomy
1402 S. Grand Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63104

314-977-8027

http://medschool.slu.edu/anatomy/

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: hasn’t happened
Disposition: cremation; no return of cremains
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming—unless school permission is granted
Body Donation Program
Dept. of Anatomy & Neurobiology
Washington Univ. School of Medicine
660 S. Euclid Ave. Campus Box 8108
St. Louis, MO 63110

314-362-3597

http://thalamus.wustl.edu/bodyDonation.php

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; no return of cremains
Body rejection: standard,* previous embalming

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

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