Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

North Dakota

UNDSMHS Deeded Body Program
c/o Dept. of Anatomy and Cell Biology

School of Medicine & Health Sciences Room 1701
501 North Columbia Road Stop 9037
Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-9037


Urgent need
Cost to family: transportation and embalming (under school direction) over $275
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, and other contagious or communicable diseases

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