MSU Extension: Exploring Montana Body Donation Program
August 17, 2022
For the last 41 years, Montanans have donated their bodies to the Montana Body Donation Program (MBDP). Some Montanans are motivated by the desire to make a contribution to medical education. Others donate because they want to recognize the value and importance of using bodies for educating present and future health professionals about human anatomy. These include doctors, nurses, dentists, physician’s assistants, physical therapists, and students.
Still, others donate because of their hope that knowledge will be gained to help future patients. Most donated bodies are used for teaching co...