McMaster University

Site: Hamilton - Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine

Service: Body Bequeathals

Contact Information
Office Phone 905-525-9140 ext 22273
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Primary Contact Maureen Letang, Administration Assistant; Phone: 905-525-9140 ext 22273; Email:
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 
HSC 1R1 
1280 Main St W 
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Agency and Service Names
Alternate Name Body Donation
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 and cause of death largely determine who may actually be accepted  
* suitability for acceptance will be determined as soon as possible at the time of death 
* visit the website or call for more information
Hours Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility 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 and Donor card
Languages English
Fees None
Categories and Classification
Service Categories Biological and Life Sciences Research ; Body Donations

Agency Overview

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