Dr. Mark Holterman was raised in Wisconsin by a small farm family. Despite the fact that his parents didn’t have college degrees, he was an exceptional student in high school and furthered his education by studying biology in Yale. Holterman graduated in the year 1980 and went further to enroll in medical school at the University of Virginia. While studying to become a pediatrician, Holterman trained to be a medical scientist in the National Health Institute.
While he was at the University of Virginia, Holterman met the love of his life, Xuan Le. They started dating and got married to each other in the year 1988. Both are proud parents of three sons namely Isaac, Nathan, and Alex.
The Professional Life Of Dr. Mark Holterman
With more than two decades of professional experience, Dr. Mark Holterman has built a versatile career. He is the CEO of a company that generates funds for managing innovative medical businesses, Mariam Global Health. He is a professor in the college of medicine at the University of Illinois. Holterman serves as a pediatric surgeon in St. Francis Medical Center, children Hospital Illinois, and also at the Advocate Christ Hospital for children.
Dr. Mark Holterman has devoted time to researching regenerative treatment options like the stem cell research. He is also researching new ways to fight cancer and diabetes. The American Diabetes Association awarded Holterman the Innovative Research Award.
Holterman currently oversees two offices in Illinois. While one office is located in Peoria, the second is located in the village of Maywood. He also belongs to the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Academy of Pediatrics. Related article here.
Devoting a part of your life to philanthropic work is one of the noblest things to do in a lifetime. The researcher, surgeon, and educator, Dr. Mark Holterman has been applauded for his philanthropic activities over the years. Mark Holterman’s contributions to saving lives with the IPSAC-VN (International Pediatric Specialists Alliance Meant For Children in Vietnam) are notable.
His interest in regenerative medicine is what propelled him to co-found The Hannah Sunshine Foundation. It is a non-profit body that grants regenerative treatment for children who suffer from rare chronic illnesses.