Dr. Mark Holterman began his career over forty years ago at Yale University. He followed this with post-graduate work in the fields of Immunology and Medicine at the University of Virginia. Dr. Holterman soon became interested in medical research, honing his skills both in the USA and Canada. He ultimately practices as a pediatric surgeon and a professor teaching surgical residents as well as medical students at the Children’s Hospital of OSF Healthcare in Illinois. Both a practicing surgeon and active teacher Dr. Mark Holterman has become a doctor of respected acclaim (Doctors.healthgrove).
His desire to help others led him to create Mariam Global Health. Dr. Holterman used this platform for stem cell and Autoimmunity research. Calling on his background managing finances and investors Dr. Holterman heads a team focused on assisting others to grow their promising medical start-up companies. His assistance not only with funding but personal input in management proved pivotal in the success of many new companies. Dr. Holterman teaches others how to avoid the pitfalls of a medical start-up company and turn their dream into a reality.
Pushing around the globe Dr. Mark Holterman turned his attention to the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. This charity focuses on bringing a variety of medical professionals into the beleaguered area of rural Vietnam. Healthcare in these remote regions is sparse and underfunded. Bringing talent and supplies from the United States children in these forgotten areas enjoy the much needed medical attention they are missing. Specialized medical training for the local doctors is a primary focus of the IPSAC-VN along with the goal of establishing adequate medical facilities. This charity sponsors an exchange program to allow Vietnamese doctors the privilege of training in the United States,
Dr. Holterman is an award-winning surgeon who along with his illustrious career found time for family. His wife is also a pediatric surgeon he met when she was a medical student at the University of Virginia. Together they have three sons and a full rewarding life together.