Donation of Human Remains
The ETSU Quillen College of Medicine appreciates your desire to donate your remains for medical education.
To donate your remains: NOTE: Due to logistics and financial limitations, we can only accept donors within a 30 mile radius of Johnson City. (For example: Tri-Cities area, Greeneville, Bristol, TN, Elizabethton, Hampton, Butler, Roan Mountain, Mountain City, Church Hill, Rogersville) and/or not accept a donor that is not pre-registered.
The Quillen College of Medicine does not pay individuals for their remains.
However, the Department of Biomedical Sciences does arrange for and pay the expenses of embalming and delivery of your remains to the ETSU College of Medicine if death occurs within a 30-mile radius of Johnson City, Tenn.
Please note that the Department of Biomedical Sciences will be unable to accept your remains if:
By your donation, you are making a noteworthy contribution to medical education and research. The ETSU Quillen College of Medicine appreciates your generous spirit in this matter. Please note that all utilization and cremation of donated remains is performed locally. If you have additional questions, please contact the Department of Biomedical Sciences.
Monday –Friday (8:00 am-4:30 pm)
Department of Biomedical Sciences
Quillen College of Medicine
TOLL FREE: 1-866-968-3668 (1-866-YOU DON8)