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UI to hold Deeded Body Program memorial service Friday

The Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine will hold its annual memorial service for the Deeded Body Program at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1300 Melrose Ave., Iowa City.

The service honors those whose donated bodies aided in the advancement of medical education and science at the UI through studies completed over the past year.

Students who benefited from the donated bodies will participate in the service. Mary Kay Kusner, chaplain of the Palliative Care Program at UI Hospitals and Clinics, and John Engelhardt, Ph.D., professor and head of anatomy and cell biology, also will deliver remarks.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to attend this service, call Darrell Wilkins in advance at 319-335-7762.

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