With over twenty years in the medical profession, Dr. Mark Holterman is no doubt a very experienced professional. But he does more than just practice in his chosen specialty of pediatric surgery. In fact, he is also an educator, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and an avid researcher, among others.
After finishing Medical School at the University of Virginia more than thirty years ago, Dr. Mark Holterman has gone on to impart his knowledge and skills gathered over the years to surgical residents and medical students while also practicing at the University of Illinois.
Dr. Mark Holterman is also an avid researcher, as his work in regenerative treatments such as stem cell therapy demonstrates. He has, as a result, gained recognition with an award by the American Diabetes Association for his work in Autoimmune Diabetes. Another notable project Dr. Holterman is involved in is the Trachea Project, which essentially involves using a patient’s bone marrow cells in combination with a trachea-shaped structure to repair or replace a diseased trachea.
As part of Dr. Mark Holterman’s research and teaching, he has contributed to many written reviews, papers, articles and medical text all over the world. Related article on bitsylink.com.
He is the CEO of Mariam Global Health, an investment and business management firm focusing on innovation in the health industry. Dr. Mark Holterman hopes to use the organization to leverage scientific advancements to provide better and cutting-edge health care solutions globally.
In spite of his undoubtedly busy schedule, Dr. Mark Holterman also finds the time to contribute to charities in the health sector, such as the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam(IPSAC-VN), Children’s Surgery International, and the Hannah Sunshine Foundation which he co-founded. These organizations aim to make pediatric care accessible and affordable to children in countries like Vietnam where there are challenges in the healthcare system. Some key services provided by such organizations include providing teams of surgeons to treat patients and teach medical students and residents, as well as provide some of the basic needs of orphan children.
Dr. Mark Holterman is truly one of the most influential doctors of our time, and it can be said with a fair degree of certainty that there is still so much more he can achieve. For added information about the doctor, check this.