Sep 18, 2020
In April 2020 the museum lost a dear friend to the coronavirus. Jay M. Galst, MD, had a deep interest in ophthalmic history. He was involved with the Academy’s Truhlsen–Marmor Museum of the Eye since 1985, Dr. Galst was an avid collector of numismatics. It’s a diverse field covering currency, tokens, commemorative medals and medallic art.