Join Us in the Fight Against Blindness

Thank you for your support of the John F. Hardesty, MD Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences. As world leaders in patient care, teaching, and research, we strive to touch lives and preserve and restore vision through innovation and compassionate service.

Our distinguished faculty relentlessly investigates the intricate mechanisms of sight-threatening diseases, such as glaucoma, cataract, and retinal disease. Their groundbreaking work, supported by individuals like you, drives scientific understanding and treatment of these conditions.

Your generous financial support is vital in battling debilitating eye conditions, fueling progress toward transformative solutions and cutting-edge treatments that change lives.

Diverse Forms of Support

Charitable gifts to the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences come in various forms, each contributing to our innovation. Whether it’s a bequest of cash, appreciated securities, or property, your contribution can make a lasting impact.

You have the flexibility to choose between outright gifts or pledges paid over time, and the option to allocate funds to general purposes or specific projects. Consider the enduring impact of endowments, ensuring your legacy lives on. Additionally, all generous gifts are tax-deductible to the maximum extent permitted by law.

Todd Margolis, MD, PhD
Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Distinguished Professor and Chairman Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Guided Support

Our dedicated development office stands ready to guide you through the process, discussing options and tailoring your donation to align with your aspirations. Your commitment to the cause is a powerful force, and we want to ensure that your contribution reflects your vision for a world where sight is a gift enjoyed by all.

For more information on how you can become a driving force in the fight against blindness, please reach out to Corey Pashea in the Washington University Medical Alumni and Development office at 314-935-8830 or Together, let’s pave the way to a brighter future for those in need.