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Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

Ohio

Ohio University
College of Osteopathic Medicine

Athens, OH 45701

(740)593-2171

www.oucom.ohiou.edu/BodyDonor/

Urgent need
Cost to family: none in Ohio
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* fetal death, embalming (except by direction of school), MS, A-L sclerosis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob, Parkinson’s, Guillain-Barre, Alzheimer’s, and several other diseases

 

University of Cincinnati
College of Medicine
231 Bethesda Ave., ML 521
Cincinnati, OH 45267

513-872-5678 8:30-5 M-F
or Hamilton Co. Coroner’s office:
513-872-5612

Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: burial or return by request
Body rejection: autopsy (check first), burn victim, decomposition, meningitis, AIDS, under 21, previous embalming (accepts almost all prior enrollees)

 

Case Western Reserve
School of Medicine

In fact checking, Carlson received this bizarre e-mail: “Per Dr. Charles E. Maier, Ph.D., Director of the Anatomical Gift Program at Case Western Reserve University, please remove the entire listing from your records.” We decided to let you be so advised

.2119 Abington Rd.
Cleveland, OH 44106

216-368-3430 or 221-9330

Cost to family: transportation beyond 75 miles
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, previous embalming, obesity, emaciation, major surgery, missing body parts

 

Ohio State Univ. Med. School
Division of Anatomy
279 Hamilton Hall
1645 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1239

614-292-4831 (24 hours)

http://biomed.osu.edu/ame/11525.cfm

Donations adequate
Cost to family: transportation
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: not occurred
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request+$125
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, previous embalming

 

Wright State University
Boonshoft School of Medicine
Anatomical Gift Program
108 White Hall
3640 Col. Glenn Hwy.
Dayton, OH 45435

(937-775-3066
To report a death, 937-775-2304

www.med.wright.edu/agp/

Cost to family: none
Prior enrollment: preferred
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,*previous embalming, obesity

 

Northeastern Ohio Universities
College of Medicine (NEOUCOM)

Dept. of Anatomy
4209 S.R. 44, P.O. Box 95
Rootstown, OH 44272-0095

800-686-2511, ext. 6317

www.neoucom.edu/audience/about/departments/ anatneuro/bodydonation

Moderate need
Cost to family: none within 75 mi. radius
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: not shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: over 10 hrs. after death, embalming, standard,* excessive edema, missing limbs, major surgery, obesity, emaciation, over-enrollment

 

Medical College of Ohio
Dept. of Neurosciences
3000 Arlington Ave.
Mail Stop 1007
Toledo, OH 43699

419-383-4109

www.utoledo.edu/med/depts/neurosciences/donation.html

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation, $100 enrollment fee
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard*, obesity

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

 

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3 Responses to “Ohio”

  1. wes volz says:

    Most interested in The Ohio State Medical School.

  2. UC’s College of medicine’s what are their 2015 donation requirements.

  3. I am a retired RD have wanted to donate my body to further medical education.I am 72 years of age and think I need to get started on the process. Please send me forms, etc. what is needed,and let me know how to go about this. Thank you.
    I can be reached via phone–740 264-1938
    Home address: Donna J. Freeman
    237 Overlook Dr.
    Wintersville,Ohio 43953

    Not good with computers but gmail address- donnajfreeman42@gmail

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