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McMaster University

Site: McMaster University Children's Hospital

Service: Body Bequeathals

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-525-9140 ext 22273; 
After hours 905-529-5911
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Primary Contact Maureen Letang, Bequeathal Coordinator
Agency Information
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Primary Executive Dr Bruce Wainman, Director, Education Program in Anatomy
Funding Provincial
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) A program for persons wishing to donate their bodies for anatomical study and medical research.  
* the Trillium Gift of Life Act and the Anatomy Act allow for such bequeathals, provided that there is no objection by the next-of-kin 
* anyone may donate their body 
* illnesses, cause of death and BMI (body mass index) largely determine who may actually be accepted  
* suitability for acceptance will be determined as soon as possible at the time of death
Hours Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility * no age restriction for body donation 
* suitability for acceptance will be determined as soon as possible at the time of death
Application Contact the office for a 'Donation of Body to School of Anatomy' form
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Hamilton
Address & Map
McMaster University Children's Hospital
1200 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
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Intersection Emerson Ave and Main St W
Mailing Address c/o McMaster University, Education Program in Anatomy 
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1280 Main St W 
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Biological and Life Sciences Research ; Body Donations

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