• Lifetime Giving

    The Foundation gratefully acknowledges the following individuals for their lifetime commitment of $10,000 or more toward the Academy’s mission and priority programs in education, quality of care and service.

    Dr. and Mrs. Stanley
    M. Truhlsen

    Michael F. Marmor, MD
    David E. I. Pyott, CBE, MD(Hon)

    Alice R. McPherson, MD
    Dr. Charles R. and Judith G. Munnerlyn

    $500,000 – $999,999
    Ursula and Hans R. Grieshaber
    Dr. and Mrs. Allan D. Jensen

    $250,000 – $499,999
    C. Stephen Foster, MD, and Frances Foster
    Norman B. Medow, MD
    Marshall M. Parks, MD*
    Edgar H. Schollmaier
    Richard C. Troutman, MD, DSC(Hon), FACS, FRCOphth*

    $100,000 – $249,999
    Mr. and Mrs. Gavin S. Herbert
    Ernest G. Herman
    Ann and Dunbar Hoskins Jr., MD, FACS
    B. Thomas Hutchinson, MD*, and June Hutchinson
    Tony McClellan
    Drs. Julie and David Parke II
    Henry G. Ring, MD*
    Tim and Judith Sear
    Drs. Jerry and Carol Shields
    Dr. and Mrs. Kenneth D. Tuck

    $50,000 – $99,999
    Thomas W. Burns
    Dr. and Mrs. John Flaxel
    Jay M. Galst, MD
    Carolyn F. Grissom*
    Dr. Richard and Tatwina Lee
    Jim Mazzo
    Lynn and David Noonan
    John R. Paddock, PhD
    Charles and Therese Peter
    Vadrevu K. Raju, MD, FRCS, FACS
    James G. Ravin, MD
    Cary and Janet Rayment
    E. Ronald Salvitti, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Bruce E. Spivey
    Shigemi Sugiki, MD, FACS
    Roza Szamosfalvy*
    Dr. William Tasman* and Mrs. Alice Lea Tasman
    Floyd L. Wergeland Jr., MD*
    George and Kimberly Williams

    $25,000 – $49,999
    Robert O. Baratta, MD
    Dr. George and Lynn Bartley
    Christopher and Patricia Blodi
    Dr. and Mrs. Michael W. Brennan
    J. Burns Creighton Jr., MD, and Cathy Creighton
    John E. Downing, MD, FACS
    Dr. and Mrs. Richard A. Falls
    Charles D. Fritch, MD
    Luther L. Fry, MD, FACS
    James P. Gills, MD
    Kanwal K. Gupta, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Edward K. Isbey Jr.
    Robert and Janet Kalina
    Eugene and Diane Katz
    H. Michael Lambert, MD, FACS
    Richard L. Lindstrom, MD
    Mohamad Akef El Maghraby, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Alan Morse
    Christie L. Morse, MD
    James A. Murphy, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Stephen A. Obstbaum
    David W. Parke, MD
    David Paton, MD
    Sushil K. Premchand
    George B. Primbs, MD, FACS
    William L. Rich III, MD, and
    Janet S. Wright, MD
    Richard S. Ruiz, MD
    Michael J. Schermer, MD
    Dr. Gregory L. and Anne M. Skuta
    Ronald E. Smith, MD*
    Thomas R. Stevens, MD
    Suzanne Véronneau-Troutman, MD, FRCS(C), FACS
    Peter J. Whitted, MD, JD
    Ruth D. Williams, MD,
    and Stephen C. Gieser, MD, MPH

    $10,000 – $24,999
    Richard L. Abbott, MD, and Cecilia B. Abbott*
    Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Abramson
    Joe F. Arterberry, MD
    William L. Becker, MD
    Sanders M. Benkwith, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. John F. Bigger
    Mark and Recia Blumenkranz
    Daniel C. Brocks, MD
    Jill M. Brody, MD
    Kevin J. Buehler
    John D. Bullock, MD, MPH, MSc
    Dr. and Mrs. Louis B. Cantor

    J. Ricardo Castañon-Moreno, MD
    Dr. David and Victoria Chang
    S. William Clark III, MD
    Gilbert W. Cleasby, MD*
    Anne Louise Coleman, MD, PhD
    Joseph M. Coney, MD
    Robin Cook, MD
    John A. Costin, MD
    Michael H. Cunningham, MD
    James A. Davison, MD
    William E. Deutsch, MD
    Carin and Claes Dohlman
    David A. Durfee, MD
    David Keith Emmel, MD
    Natalka Fedoriw, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Douglas P. Felt
    Frank J. Fischer, MD
    Betty J. Foster*
    George E. Garcia, MD
    Richard W. Greene, MD*
    Froncie and Bonnie Gutman
    Drs. David and Patricia Harris
    Dr. Michael J. and Susan K. Hawes
    Ronald Glenn Herrington, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Stephen E. Higgins
    John D. Hunkeler, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Edward K. Isbey III
    Jaime Jimenez-Agosto, MD
    Jeff Johnson, MD
    Randy and Patty Johnston
    Ruth and Peter R. Laibson
    Linda M. Lawrence, MD
    Mary Gilbert Lawrence, MD, MPH
    Paul and Jennifer Lee
    Paul R. Lichter, MD
    Todd Lyckberg
    Dr. and Mrs. Malcolm L. Mazow
    Tina McGovern
    William F. Mieler, MD, and Jennifer J. Kang-Mieler
    Dr. Carl and Elizabeth Migliazzo
    Marilyn T. Miller, MD
    Richard Mills and Karen Covington
    Ramana S. Moorthy, MD,
    and Shailaja Valluri, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Louis “Skip” Nichamin
    Mildred M. G. Olivier, MD
    Robert H. Osher, MD
    Robert D. Reinecke, MD*, and Mary J. Reinecke*
    William M. Rowlett, MD
    Stephen J. Ryan, MD*
    Brent L. Saunders
    Bradford J. Shingleton, MD
    Murthy V. Simhambhatla, PhD
    Lawrence J. Singerman, MD
    Robert M. Sinskey, MD*
    David R. Stager Sr., MD
    Paul Sternberg Jr., MD
    Bradley R. Straatsma, MD, and Ruth R. Straatsma*
    Thomas J. Tredici, MD
    Martin Wand, MD
    Thomas A. Weingeist, MD, PhD
    Julia Whiteside, MD, MPH
    Robert E. Wiggins, MD, MHA
    Shelby R. Wilkes, MD, MBA
    Harry and Kathy Zink


    “The Academy’s programs are crucial to the success of ophthalmologists and the patients they serve. Education and quality of care are of critical importance in this rapidly changing world and Foundation support allows Academy programs to achieve global reach.”



    1896 Legacy Society

    The 1896 Legacy Society is named in honor of the year the Academy was founded, celebrating its history as a leader and innovator in education. Members of this prestigious
    group have included the Academy in their estate plans through cash gifts, bequests or other planned gifts.

    A. Jan Berlin, MD, FACS
    John F. Bigger Jr., MD
    Louis B. Cantor, MD
    Richard P. Carroll, MD
    George A. Clark, MD
    Arthur M. Clements, MD
    David N. Cohen, MD
    Timothy B. Crane, MD
    H. MacKenzie Freeman, MD*
    George E. Garcia, MD†
    Richard W. Greene, MD*
    Betty A. Hagaman, MD
    Michael J. Hawes, MD, FACS
    Marnix E. Heersink, MD
    B. Thomas Hutchinson, MD*†
    and June Hutchinson
    Dr. and Mrs. Allan D. Jensen†
    Juan A. Jurado, MD
    Jonathan M. Kagan, MD
    Joseph Kurstin, MD
    Maurice H. Luntz, MD, FACS
    Ricardo J. Nieves, MD
    David W. Parke II, MD†
    Charles A. Peter, MD
    John G. Rezapour, MD
    William L. Rich III, MD†
    F. Tempel Riekhof, MD
    Henry G. Ring, MD, FACS*
    William M. Rowlett, MD
    Samuel Scime, MD
    Dr. and Mrs. Bruce E. Spivey
    Gary B. Stanford, MD
    Marion Joseph Stoj, MD
    Daniel M. Taylor, MD
    Stanley M. Truhlsen, MD†
    Wilford Van Buskirk*
    Bruce Wasserman, MD
    Floyd L. Wergeland Jr., MD*
    Donald N. Zehl, MD
    Lorenz E. Zimmerman, MD*
    Jose L. Zubero, MD

    This list acknowledges bequest expectancies and other planned charitable gifts that we have been notified of through March 31, 2018. If you have named the Foundation as a beneficiary in a bequest or other planned gift and your name does not appear on this list, contact Todd Lyckberg at +1 415.447.0361 or tlyckberg@aao.org.



    “I joined the Academy’s 1896 Legacy Society because I believe in giving back. I’m leaving more than 25% of my estate to help support Academy programs that are important to me and the future of the profession. I urge other members to consider making a bequest.”