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Dr. Mark Holterman, a native from Wisconsin, from his humble beginnings, he was a very dedicated student, his efforts helped him land his initial career at Yale University where he graduated in 1980 with a biology major. He decided to continue studying and enrolled in the medical field at the University of Virginia. As part of his educational effort, he followed interests to become a medical scientist. Close interaction with another medical resident made him decide of following a specialty on surgery and pediatrics (BitsyLink).


Upon graduation from the University of Virginia, Dr. Mark Holterman he became a surgery resident from the Health Sciences Center from the same university. Other future positions he held were located in Seattle, WA, and Quebec, Canada.


Up to these days, Dr. Mark Holterman has accomplished several medical endeavors accumulating more than two decades of professional experience. His current roles include being the CEO for Mariam Global Health Investment Firm, which is dedicated to management and promotion of innovative medical businesses and, being a full-time professor on the fields of surgery and pediatrics on the University of Illinois College of Medicine ( He still finds time to take care of pediatric patients at university’s hospital and work on promising research projects and technologies that encompass: Regenerative treatment with stem cells, and cancer and diabetes-fighting. Areas that upon full emergence could greatly improve human lifestyle.


Dr. Mark Holterman’s research on the medical field has led him to the co-creation of the Hannah Sunshine Foundation, a charitable organization that assists kids suffering from unusual chronic diseases to get access to leading-edge regenerative treatments. He is also a core person for IPSAC-VN, a medical support and assistance organization for underserved kids at South Vietnam.


Dr. Holterman currently belongs to the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Surgeons. His two professional practice offices are located at Peoria and at the Village of Maywood, both at the state of Illinois.