Dr. Mark Holterman is a distinguished professor at the University Of Illinois College of medicine. Dr. Mark graduated from the University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA) and practiced his fellowship in pediatric cryosurgery at the University of Washington. Dr. Mark Holterman serves as a member of several professional boards such as; American Diabetes Association (ADA), American Association of Clinical Anatomy (AACA), Association of Academic Surgeons (AAS) among others.
Away from his educator duties at the University of Illinois DR. Mark Holterman spends his time at Mariam Global Health where he is the CEO. The organization dedicates a lot towards to helping patients with various needs. The team partners with International Pediatric Specialists alliance For the Children of Vietnam (IPSAC-VN). IPSAC relies on different donors and volunteers to improve access to Pediatric care and support.
IPSAC volunteers before the date of travel must have a visa valid for six months, a copy of professional license and resume. Upon acceptance, the volunteers are advised to procure medical insurance and are also to have prepared within three days of travel. The volunteers offer the hand on a role in providing training, lecturing, and surgeries at affiliated medical schools and hospitals in Vietnam.
Since 2011, Dr. Holterman has served as a member of the general surgical team at children’s hospital at OSF health care (Behance). His organization, Mariam Global has a keen interest in the development of cell-based surgeries. In 2016 the 21st-century cures act was passed by Congress and signed by former president Barrack Obama, the bill strongly supports regenerative health medicine. Aside from channeling $2 billion to be used for to fight American Opioid epidemic and other related issues; the law has facilitated a fast approval of the process to the approval of stem cell treatment drugs with FDA.
Dr. Mark Holterman serves as an active member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA). ADA is a non-profit organization established in 1940. The team provided research and geared towards treatment and prevention of Diabetes. The organization also partners with other agencies such as the Mental Health Provider Diabetes Education Program. The program provides solutions for psychological problems associated with diabetes management. Practitioners have to go through a seven-hour face to face seminar and five-hour online course for them to be approved. Upon completion, successful candidates get to the ADA website which enables providers to access them. Dr. Mark Holterman has received several awards including the prestigious, innovative research award from ADA.