Positive the Facts recently published Paul Peter’s article, “Dr. Mark Holterman Wants to Support Global Healthcare Innovations”. The article discusses Chicago’s pediatric surgeon and his desire to improve global healthcare through his global investment and business management firm, Mariam Global Health.
He is highly rated by his patients because of his kindness and patience as well as his advanced surgical skills. However, he also focuses on helping children around the world. His passion stems from his desire to help children while embracing the challenges of the current world. Dr. Mark Holterman’s biggest dream is to help make healthcare accessible to all children, providing them with the most innovative and advanced biotechnology available.
An Advocate of Health
Throughout his career as a researcher and doctor, he became fascinated with stem cell therapies. He even started the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular therapies, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing education and communicating about cellular treatment around the world. Dr. Holterman also created a non-profit dedicated to providing advanced medical and surgical care to children in Vietnam.
The ISPAC-VN has pediatric specialists providing free surgeries and treatments to children in Vietnam. They also donate medical equipment and medicine to healthcare facilities in Vietnam. The modern technologies allow local doctors to provide the most up to date care for their patients.
The program is also dedicated to improving the education of pediatric doctors in Vietnam. They have a program that allows the doctors to study in the U.S. for two months, helping them gain new training in research and surgical skill.
Dr. Mark Holterman also created Mariam Global Health to help create positive changes for medical technology across the board. The company was created to connect new biotechnology and medical technology startups to investors and funding.
Dr. Mark Holterman graduated with his BA in Biology from Yale University where he was a Merit Scholar and graduated with honors. He continued his education at the University of Virginia where he gained both his MD and his Ph.D. He completed his fellowship as a pediatric surgeon at the University of Washington. Dr. Holterman is a board certified surgeon and is particularly interested in Chronic Abdominal Pain and airway issues.