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The Bascom Palmer Society

Honoring the Institute’s most generous benefactors whose gifts exceed $1 million, the Bascom Palmer Society was created in memory of the Institute’s namesake,Bascom Headon Palmer, M.D., an ophthalmologist who pioneered eye care in Miami.

  • Alcon Laboratories
  • Dr. Nasser Ibrahim Al-Rashid/Al-Rashid Family
  • Carl B. & Iris Apfel
  • Ms. Adrienne Arsht
  • Hope for Vision
  • Sadye Barrel*
  • Bascom Palmer Eye Institute Alumni Association, Inc.
  • John E. Blair
  • Michele R. Bowman & Col. Joseph E. Underwood
  • Braman Family Foundation
  • Mr.* and Mrs. Willard Butcher
  • Helen* & George Clarke*
  • Mark J. Daily, M.D.
  • The Faculty of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
  • The Fanjul Lobby, donated by Florida Crystals Corporation
  • Werner F. Farnell*
  • The Celia Lipton Farris & Victor W. Farris Foundation, Inc.
  • Florida Lions Eye Bank
  • The Foundation Fighting Blindness
  • Mr.* & Mrs. Samuel J. Frankino
  • The Samuel J. & Connie M. Frankino Charitable Foundation
  • Stanley* & Kathleen Glaser*
  • Nancy I.* & Robert Z. Greene*
  • Allyn J. Heath*
  • Helen Herold*
  • W. Pruett* & Audrey M. Hickman*
  • Mrs. Lou Higgins*
  • William* & Norma Horvitz
  • W. Starr* & Alvira Johnston*
  • William M. Kennedy*
  • James L. Knight*
  • Clara Kresge*
  • The Kresge Foundation
  • Hugh* & Sally Lalor*
  • Anne Bates Leach*
  • Henri & Flore Lesieur Foundation
  • Donna Mae Litowitz
  • The Joe & Emily Lowe Foundation, Inc.
  • Mr. & Mrs. Milton S. Maltz
  • Maltz Family Foundation
  • William L.* & Evelyn McKnight*
  • McKnight Brain Research Foundation
  • Ambrose Monell Foundation
  • Dorothy S. Munn*
  • The Murray Foundation
  • Ophthalmology Research Foundation
  • Mr. & Mrs. Raymond G. Perelman*
  • Mr. William & Isabel Collier Read*
  • Lillian Redlich*
  • Research to Prevent Blindness
  • Edith* & Earl Retter*
  • Charlotte Breyer Rodgers*
  • George G.* & Estelle Rosenfield
  • Walter G. Ross Foundation
  • Richard D. Siegal*
  • Anne & Matthew Smith Family Endowed Research Fund
  • Strobis Glaucoma Foundation
  • Elsie* & Tolly Vinik*
  • Mrs. Caroline Weiss
  • Richard G. West
  • Morty* & Gloria Wolosoff Foundation, Inc.*
  • Miles Zisson*

In loving memory*

Names listed up to May 31, 2016.