Dr. Mark Holterman is known for performing cutting-edge surgery, researching new therapies, teaching students and guiding surgical residents at the University of Illinois and the general public through articles and lectures. He’s also Mariam Global Health’s CEO. Now, Dr. Holterman is offering his support to several health-related charities worldwide. They include the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam also called IPSAC-VN (Poria.Medicine.UIC).
Working with IPSAC-VN, Dr. Holterman recruits volunteers to donate their money or skills to work with hospitals and medical schools in Vietnam. They train staff and students to help sick children get the advanced pediatric surgical procedures they need. To participate, volunteers, need a medical license, a valid passport, a resume and the ability to spend 6 or more months in Vietnam. IPSAC-VN also provides medical equipment to give Vietnamese children self-sustaining medical care. IPSAC-VN also does surgical outreach into the remote highland of Vietnam.
Children’s Surgery International is another excellent non-profit charity. CSI runs a foster home for orphaned Vietnamese girls 5 to 18 and provides compassionate care for girls born into poverty. They provide surgical services, treatment, self-sustaining care and lifestyle programs using volunteers. They help children worldwide with medical and surgical services.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a surgeon, researcher, professor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He graduated summa cum laude from Yale University with a degree in biology and went to the University of Virginia where he got both his Ph.D. and MD.
At the University of Virginia College Health Sciences, he earned a fellowship in pediatric surgery. Dr. Holterman is attending pediatric surgeon at Advocate Christ Children’s Hospital, St. Francis Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center. He’s also been a University of Illinois College of Medicine professor for the past 6 years.
Dr. Mark Holterman is Mariam Global Health’s CEO. The investment and business management firm provides healthcare companies with the support they need to develop new technologies and conduct groundbreaking medical research. Dr. Holterman does research dealing with emerging medical technologies like cancer treatments, obesity management, and stem cell regeneration therapy. He has also written many medical texts and peer-reviewed papers.