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    A donor’s gift is priceless, the legacy that they leave by donating themselves will help patients for years to come. Their gift is bringing to the hundreds and thousands who may be saved by the training and medical research that those utilizing the body donation gift. Trainees, researchers, physicians and families all recognize the importance and lasing legacy that donors have left.

    Every year the State Anatomy Board receives comments of appreciation and reflections from medical students undertaking studies with our donors. A selection of these may be viewed by clicking on the links below:


    Dr. Thomas Scalea, Director and Physician-in-Chief of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryland Medical Center.


    Dr. Sharon Henry, Professor in Trauma and Director of Wound Healing of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

    Dr. Rodney Taylor, Professor and Chair, Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine.


    Kimberly Lumpkins, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland 

    Dr. Adam Puche, Professor, Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine.


    Dr. David Gens, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine.​