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Final Rights

Reclaiming the American Way of Death

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin
Medical School
Dept. of Anatomy
1290 Medical Science Center
1300 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53706

608-262-2888 days
608-262-2800 or 0143

http://kb.wisc.edu/vip/page.php?id=9197

Moderate need
Cost to family: none, university picks up body within state
Prior enrollment: required
Over-enrollment: shared within state
Disposition: cremation; return of cremains by request
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, obesity, emaciation, recent major surgery

 

Medical College of Wisconsin
Dept. of Cell Biol. & Anatomy
Anatomical Gift Registry
8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
Milwaukee, WI 53226

414-257-8261

www.mcw.edu/display/docid48733/ AnatomicalGiftRegistry.htm

Moderate need
Cost to family: transportation; administrative fee
Prior enrollment: preferred but not required
Over-enrollment: shared
Disposition: cremation/scattering in school park; no return of cremains
Body rejection: standard,* under 18, previous embalming, obesity, systemic cancer* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, AIDS, meningitis, hepatitis, other infectious diseases

* autopsy, decomposition, mutilation, severe burn victim, meningitis, hepatitis, AIDS, MRSA, or other diseases

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