Leadership and Committees


2020–2021 Officers

Allen Ho, MD, President

Jeffrey Heier, MD, Vice President

David Zacks, MD, Secretary

Jennifer Lim, MD, Treasurer

Bernard Doft, MD, Immediate Past President

Antonio Capone, MD, At Large

Cynthia Toth, MD, At Large


Past Presidents of The Retina Society

  • Charles L. Schepens*
    1968–1969
  • A. Robb McDonald*
    1970–1971
  • L. Harrell Pierce*
    1972–1973
  • Sanuel T. Adams*
    1974–1975
  • Charles D. J. Regan*
    1976–1977
  • Alice R. McPherson
    1978–1979
  • Ariah Schwartz*
    1980–1981
  • Robert B. Welch
    1982–1983
  • H. MacKenzie Freeman*
    1984–1985
  • J. Graham Dobbie*
    1986–1987
  • William S. Tasman*
    1988–1989
  • Alain P. Rousseau
    1990–1991
  • D. Jackson Coleman
    1992–1993
  • J. Wallace McMeel
    1994–1995
  • Raymond R. Margherio*
    1996–1997
  • Wayne E. Fung
    1998–1999
  • Felix N. Sabates
    2000–2001
  • Harry W. Flynn, Jr.
    2002–2003
  • C. Pat Wilkinson
    2004–2005
  • Michael Trese
    2006–2007
  • Donald J. D’Amico
    2008–2009
  • Mark S. Blumenkranz
    2010–2011
  • Charles C. Barr
    2012–2013
  • Julia A. Haller
    2014–2015
  • Mark W. Johnson
    2016–2017
  • Bernard Doft
    2018–2019

*deceased


Serving on a Committee

The Nominating Committee shall nominate, by majority vote of the membership thereof, the officers of the Society and the members of the committees of the Society to be elected by the Active Members. The nominations shall be certified to the Secretary by the President and the Secretary shall send written notice of the nominations to the Active Members at least sixty (60) days prior to the annual meeting of the Members at which such officers and committee members are to be elected. Such nominations may also be made by any five (5) Active Members by a written notice signed by such members and received by the Secretary at least thirty (30) days prior to such annual meeting. Notice of such additional nominations, if any, shall be sent by the Secretary to the Active Members at least twenty (20) days before such annual meeting. No nominations may be made except in the manner hereby established.