Thanking our donors & supporters

The SOA is grateful to all its many supporters, including the following who have donated generously  to support the post-graduate activities of the St John Ophthalmic Association:

  • The Balcombe Charitable Trust (UK)
  • The East Surrey Fellowship Group (UK)
  • The Bass family, who have established the Rochelle Bass Foundation to support St John (UK & USA)
  • Ilan Bass and The Big Swim
  • David and Molly Pyott, who have donated funds towards technical support for on-line learning (USA)
  • The Strasburgers, founders of the Roy and Eva Strasburger Training Foundation (USA)
  • Dr Alex Ionides, who has established the Ionides anterior segment travelling bursary (UK)
  • The Newsom family, who have donated to help train doctors in vitreo-retinal surgery (UK)
  • The Swedish Order of St John – creating clinical observership links between Jerusalem and Stockholm
  • Numerous international delegates of the boycotted 2018 Jerusalem meeting for donating their registration fees to St John
  • Grateful thanks to Ben Williams and his team at Medisites for providing professional website development and support