Dr. Mark Holterman is a pediatric physician and entrepreneur that is passionately involved with scientific research. After graduating from Yale University, Holterman became the Director of Surgery at the University of Washington. He also gained valuable experience working at the Children’s Hospital of Seattle (https://www.crunchbase.com/person/dr-mark-holterman#/entity). During this fellowship, he became inspired to create the Mariam Global Health Fund. The fund encourages friends and colleagues to collaborate with each other, to come up with healthcare initiatives centered around stem cell and autoimmune topics. The organization has already helped the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. The goal of the Mariam Global Health Fund is to invest in other companies that are committed to the advancement in medical technology.
As a savvy businessman, Mark Holterman encourages people to believe in their ideals and surround themselves with others who can help bring them to fruition. Throughout his career, Mark has come up with his best ideas after seeking the advice of others. He always tries to think outside of the box when it comes to researching the latest advancements in regenerative medicine. Dr. Mark Holterman’s inspiration comes from some of the greatest businessmen including Steve Jobs and Elon Musk. He appreciates their courage to think big and never be afraid to test boundaries. With technology, Mark sees a bright future in the medical industry. He continues his research with the help of his wife Aixuan and his two sons who are professors in biotechnology.
Dr. Mark Holterman has a vast area of interest including liver transplantation, biliary atresia, short bowel syndrome, and newborn medicine. In 1997, he was a professor for three years at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Currently, Mark works as a pediatric surgeon at the Children’s Hospital of OSF Healthcare. He continues to work as a teacher of Pediatric surgery to surgical residents and medical students in Chicago.