This webpage is for family members and next of kin of anatomical donors who willed their bodies to Harvard Medical School.

Read the community email from HMS Dean George Q. Daley and Dean for Medical Education Edward M. Hundert.

The alleged criminal acts committed by a former HMS employee are morally reprehensible and inconsistent with the standards that Harvard Medical School, our anatomical donors, and their loved ones expect and deserve.

On behalf of the faculty and staff of Harvard Medical School, we are deeply sorry for the pain and uncertainty caused by this troubling news. We pledge to engage with you and support you during this distressing time.

We have established the following resources specifically for family members and next of kin:

Additionally, the U.S. Attorney’s Office has stated that they will continue to attempt to identify victims and contact as many of the victims’ families affected by this case as possible. If anyone believes they or a family member may have been affected by the conduct charged in the indictments and information, please contact the U.S. Attorney’s Office Victim and Witness Unit at or 717-614-4249.