About the Human Structure Facility
The Human Structure Facility:
- Manages the custody and assignment of human cadavers;
- Is responsible for receiving, embalming, preparing, storing and maintaining the cadavers received as medical science body donations through the Willed Body Program;
- Supplies McGovern Medical School teaching laboratories with materials needed for instruction; and
- Maintains human anatomical tissue used by the University and approved medical institutions
Kurt E. Clark
Manager, Anatomical Services
Phone: (713) 500-6154
David H. Hern
Phone: (713) 500-6156
David Hern joined the Human Structure Facility in June 2006, as an Anatomical Embalmer. While performing duties of accepting donors, preparing them for study and setting up the labs, Mr. Hern enjoys meeting all of the first year students and physicians that perform labs in our facilities.
Phone: (713) 500-0667
Leonard J. Cleary, Ph.D.
Faculty Director, Human Structure Facility
Phone: (713) 500-5631