of Human Osteology
Maxwell Museum of Anthropology
1 University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131-0001
Donor Frequently Asked Questions:
The Decision to Donate click
on a question to receive an answer.
I'd like to be an organ donor. Can I do that AND donate my skeletal
remains to your program?
I would actually like to donate my body to a medical school anatomy
program. Can I do that AND donate my skeleton to your program?
What conditions might cause the refusal of the donation of my body
to the anthropology program?
What paperwork is involved in the donation of my body?
Must I have two witnesses, and do they need to be related to me?
Can I change my mind about donation after I have signed the forms?
I have the power of attorney for my relative. Can I make the decision
to donate him/her upon their death?
What if I move to a different place after I've sent in my donor
What if I break a bone, or need to update my form in some other
manner after I've already submitted it?