Dr. Mark Holterman began his life on a humble farm in rural Wisconsin. His parents operated a family owned farm. Evidently, Mark was an excellent student, and he was accepted at Yale University.
Mark Studied Biology at Yale University, and he graduated in 1980. The University of Virginia is where he completed medical school, with the plan of being a pediatrician. While at UVA, Holterman has an opportunity with The National Institue of Health in research. During his studies, Holterman decides to pursue a surgical track in pediatrics. While at UVA, Mark met Ai-Xuan Le whom he later married and they have two children.
The University of Virginia Health Services Center is where Mark Holterman completed his surgical residency. Afterwards, He moved out west to The University of Washington Children’s Hospital and Medical Center for a pediatric surgical fellowship. Afterwards, Dr. Mark Holterman has research associate opportunity in Quebec (http://inspirery.com/dr-mark-holterman/). Later, he accepts a faculty position with The Illinois College of Medicine. Holterman is CEO of Mariam Global Health which specializes in stem cell advances. Mariam has conducted extensive research in causes of cancer and diabetes. For his efforts, The American Diabetes Association awarded Dr. Mark Holterman “Innovation Research Award” a special honor.
In Vietnam, Holterman and Ai-Xuan visit an experience the lack of adequate medical care which is especially difficult for Ai-Xuan. She and her family escape Vietnam decades prior as a teen, so she felt obligated to assist. In 2009, Dr. Mark Holterman and Ai-Xuan established The International Pediatric Specialist Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. Listed below are some of the objectives of IPSAC-VN:
- Improve Hospital Conditions
- Decrease Hospital Acquired Infections
- Increase Use Pediatric Equitment
- Decrease Hospital Overcrowding
- Increase Trained Medical Professional
In summary, Mark Holterman dedicated his adult life to helping others. He tirelessly performs surgeries at Illinois hospitals and in Vietnam (DialDish). Holterman educated medical professional to succeed in medicine; he participated in life-changing research projects affecting millions. He travels overseas to impact the lives of impoverished children. Nost Notable, Holterman founded the IPSAC-VN which continue to make an impact. Dr. Mark Holterman has worked hard to improve the lives of mankind.