Contact Us

The Gift of Body Donor Program understands that families sometimes need assistance outside of regular business hours regarding donor registration, donor acceptance and/or general questions. For these instances we recommend emailing the Donor Program using the Donor Program email:

Our funeral director/embalmers have access to this email outside of regular business office hours and check regularly.

Staff contact information

Dan Loesche

Manager, Gift of Body Donor Program, funeral director/embalmer
Office hours: 5:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Office phone: (314) 362-3599

Ryan Zwyer

Funeral director/assistant embalmer
Office hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Office phone: (314) 362-3597

General contact information

Toll free: 1 (855) 502-7894
Fax: (314) 747-8886
Body Donor Program
Department of Neuroscience
MSC 8108-01-03
Washington University School of Medicine
660 South Euclid Avenue
St. Louis, MO 63110-1010

The Body Donation Program, coordinated through the Department of Neuroscience at Washington University School of Medicine. accepts whole-body anatomical donations on an ongoing basis.

The School of Medicine recognizes the importance of gifts made by program participants and their families. Through their generosity, participants directly contribute to the advancement of medical education and biomedical research.

Anatomical donations are critical to helping medical students, resident physicians, clinical fellows and other trainees gain in-depth understanding of the human anatomy, an important foundation for the delivery of excellent patient care. Gifts made to the program also empower vital biomedical research aimed at improving human health.

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