Body Donation Program News
April, 2016Read the UTHSCSA Newsroom article on the 2016 Burial Ceremony! Burial of ashes honors willed body donors. April 28, 2016 - Joe Michael Feist, UTHSCSA Newsroom.
Photos by Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News.
Congratulations to the Human Anatomy Program! Read the article published on the MySA - San Antonio News website.
Memorial honors individuals who donated their bodies to the University of Texas Health Science Center.
Photos by Kin Man Hui/San Antonio Express-News on April 27, 2016 8:07 PM.
February, 2016Check out KSAT12 news story and video on new anatomy labs with Annette Occhialini and Omid Rahimi!
New UT Health Science Center facility features 3-D technology.
Academic Learning and Teaching Center houses 33 interactive classrooms.
By Erica Hernandez - Producer, February 16, 2016
KSAT 12: New UT Health Science Center facility features 3-D technology
HSC Newsroom: February 17, 2016, contributor.
Omid Rahimi is shown demonstrating new technology at the opening of the ALTC!
Interactive Academic Learning & Teaching Center dedicated.
HSC Newsroom: February 16, 2016, Will Sansom.
The Human Anatomy Program commemoration of the contributions of body donors to the educational mission of our University was held April 28th, 2015. Thanks to everyone for making the ceremony a success.
Omid B. Rahimi, PhD
Director - Human Anatomy Program
View stories about the Burial of Ashes ceremony at:
Univision 41 TV station: Reconocen valor de quienes donan su cuerpo a la ciencia
HSC express: Burial of Ashes Ceremony held
June, 2012Congratulations to Dr. Rahimi on the HSC News Article Students grateful for having learned from human bodies Posted: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Volume: XLV Issue: 12!
Omid Rahimi, Ph.D., Distinguished Teaching Professor and director of the Human Anatomy Program, said the annual interment service "is surely dedicated to those who, in death, have offered their bodies to serve the living."
September, 2011Congratulations to Dr. Rahimi on his Kens 5, Body Donation Program News Story!
"Funeral or donate body: UTHSC seeing more cadavers" by Karen Grace / KENS 5
May, 2011WOAI Radio ran a story on the Body Donation Program's Burial of Ashes. Congratulations to Omid Rahimi, Ph.D., who was interviewed for this story! "Medical Students Honor Those Who Donate Their Body to Science" Donors are buried near the medical school in a special cemetery Wednesday, May 4, 2011 by Berit Mason.
The Metro section of the Express News ran an article on the Body Donation Program's Burial of Ashes ceremony: "Med students say goodbye to body donors" UTHSC honors body donors as ashes are interred. By Richard A. Marini, firstname.lastname@example.org, Tuesday, May 3, 2011
December, 2010"Omid Rahimi, Ph.D., new Willed Body Program director" Please click link to view the HSC News story. Congratulations to Omid Rahimi!
November, 2010"Body-donation programs are benefit to us all" The Express-News wrote an article which describes the program - its existence, purpose and the constant need for more donors. (pdf) Congratulations to Omid Rahimi, Ph.D., Director of the Body Donation Program!