Dr. Mark Holterman’s World-Wide Efforts
Dr. Mark Holterman is a surgeon specializing in pediatrics and general adult surgery. Dr. Holterman is retired from his most recent position as Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He held this position for over seven years.
Prior to his time teaching at the University of Illinois, Dr. Holterman was the attending pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical center for 12 years, Surgeon in Chief at Advocate Children’s Hospital for two years and Professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago all within the same time period (http://weeklyopinion.com/2017/10/the-brilliance-and-aptitude-of-dr-mark-holterman/).
Dr. Mark Holterman received his BA in Biology from Yale and his MD-PhD from the University of Virginia. Dr. Holterman received awards during his professional life, including America’s Top Doctor award from Castle Connolly in 2008 and 2010-2015, an Innovative Research Award from the American Diabetes Association in June 2001 through June 2003 among others. He’s been involved in three major projects including a trachea project, clinical trial in autoimmune diabetes and antigen-specific immunomodulation. Dr. Holterman has been published numerous times in scholarly research articles and is a member or fellow of several organizations.
Dr. Holterman is the founder and CEO of Mariam Global Health, which is a global business and investment firm, which focuses on investing in businesses in which are working to advance science in the health related fields. Investing in businesses that are working on scientifically advancing health allows a faster response to the world’s health needs and allows more businesses to provide services and compete globally. Advancement in technology can provide relief and therapy across a wide range of illnesses that are seen all over the world.
While Dr. Holterman is retired, he does enjoy the academic and research side of practicing medicine and is hopeful to continue this adventure for years to come. Mariam Global Health gives Dr. Mark Holterman a viable and fascinating avenue to not only continue to provide education, but to also help fund advancements in science and technology and learn more about what kinds of health care the world’s population needs.