Dr. Mark Holterman is a well know pediatric professor and surgeon in the Chicago area. He is well versed in many different forms of surgery and is a big supporter of innovative technology including stem cell research. Holterman also has a strong passion for charity work and helping kids that otherwise may live in pain and have a host of medical problems.
Mark Holterman is a surgeon who grew up in Wisconsin. He grew up on a farm and when he was a teenager, he worked for his father in his father’s construction business. He graduated from high school in 1976 and went on to Yale. After four years, he graduated from Yale and went to the Virginia School of Medicine. While he was at school, romance bloomed, and he met his wife. She decided to go on to the same career path. A move to Seattle, allowed Dr. Holterman to finish his pediatric surgery fellowship. The family then moved to Canada where Dr. Mark Holterman studied immunology research. They later moved to Chicago and began their work there.
Improving Pediatric Care
Dr. Mark Holterman has a strong passion to help children. He works hard to ensure that every child he treats is healthy and he wants to spread that health to all over the world. He believes that children should receive the best care possible and one of those treatments is stem cells. Stem cells are shown to help the body heal quickly and can be a great treatment for many different diseases. Holterman hopes to make stem cells available for every single child everywhere in the world.
Dr. Mark Holterman has helped make stem cell research on the forefront by helping to fund the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies. He co-founded this nonprofit organization and has helped to get doctors all over the world to help. He also helped to form the IPSAC-VN. This is a group of pediatric doctors who go to Vietnam and help the children there that are suffering from various ailments. The surgeries provided by this organization are free of charge. They also help to bring Vietnamese doctors over to the United States to help train them better.
Dr. Holterman also helped to create Mariam Global Health. This business helps to help businesses in the medical technology world to get off their feet. He helps a business by seeing if the technology will help the world. If it does, Holterman will recommend it to Mariam Global Health which will them help to build the technology if they think it is feasible (https://www.crunchbase.com/organization/mariam-global-health).
Dr. Mark Holterman is helping change the world as we know it. The medical field will be vastly improved by these few companies and Holterman.