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A Gift for Science

Willed bodies help students, researchers and clinicians learn and advance in their work

The Willed Body Program at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) allows an individual to donate his or her body for use as a contribution to the education of future physicians and the advancement of medical science.

To learn more about how the donated bodies are used for education, research and training purposes at UTHealth, watch the video above.

For answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about the Willed Body Program at UTHealth, visit the program website. To contact the program, call (713) 500-5603 or email

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