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When a donor passes away, please call us within 48 hours at 949-824-6061
(available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year)

Willed Body Program
UCI School of Medicine
252 Irvine Hall
Irvine, CA 92697-3950
Phone: 949-824-6061
Fax:  949-824-2114

Program Email:

Howard Mark Brooks

Program Director

Juana Contreras Rivera

Donation Consultant

Amanda R. Wilson

Anatomical Preparation Specialist

The UCI Willed Body Program is a central campus repository for the preparation and allocation of human anatomical specimens for a wide range of educational, research, and clinical pursuits, including:

  • Gross anatomy instruction
  • Neurological, anatomical, and scientific research
  • Surgical procedural training
  • Allied health education
  • Development and testing of new medical devices

For researchers or educators in need of anatomical specimens or tissues, please contact the UCI Willed Body Program Director for information on procurement possibilities and resources at 949-824-6061 or

All educational/research specimen requests require submission of an Anatomical Material Request Application (AMRA), which can be obtained by contacting the Program, as well as final approval by the Anatomical Materials Review Committee (AMRC).