Who can donate to High Point University for anatomical research and education?
Under the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act of North Carolina subject to general statutes
§130A-412.6, and §130A-412.11
Any competent person 18 years or older or a legally authorized person that has the authority to donate the body of their loved one* can do so.
There is no upper age limit.
* N.C.G.S. § 130A-412.11 provides for the following classes of persons to donate a body for educational purposes in order of priority listed:
(1) An agent of the decedent to the extent authorized under a power of attorney for health care or other record who could have made such a donation during the deceased’s life;
(2) The spouse of the decedent;
(3) Adult children of the decedent;
(4) Parents of the decedent;
(5) Adult siblings of the decedent
(6) Adult grandchildren of the decedent;
(7) Grandparents of the decedent;
(8) An adult who exhibited special care and concern for the decedent;
(9) The persons who were acting as the guardians of the person of the decedent at the time of death; and
(10) any person having the authority to dispose of the decedent’s body.