Dr. Mark Holterman is an educator, researcher and philanthropist who is known for his important work in pediatrics.
Dr. Holterman was raised on a farm in Wisconsin. He was a bright high school student. His brilliance earned him a scholarship to Yale (Alivenewspaper). After graduating from Yale in 1980 with a degree in biology, he attended medical school at the University of Virginia Arlington (UVA). While it was his intent to work in pediatrics, he trained to become a medical scientist through the National Institute of Health.
While attending UVA, he met his future wife, surgeon Ai-Xuan Le. She has had a profound influence on his medical studies.
After graduating from UVA, he and his wife relocated to Seattle. While there, Dr. Holterman became a pediatric fellow at the University of Washington Children’s Hospital. After moving to Quebec, he became a clinical research associate.
Today, Dr. Holterman takes on a variety of roles in his profession. With over two decades of professional experience, he achieved a number of milestones in his career. He is a current CEO with medical management corporation Miriam Global Health and a member of the University of Illinois Medical School.
In addition, Holterman is a medical researcher at the University of Illinois. He is currently studying stem cell research and advanced methods to fight cancer and diabetes. He was recently honored with the Innovative Research Award from the American Diabetes Association.
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His love for research was the catalyst for creating the Hannah Sunshine Foundation. The non profit is dedicated to finding cures for children suffering from rare diseases.
Dr. Holterman continues to write for a number of medical journals, and he lectures all over the world.
The doctor has offices in Peoria and Maywood, Illinois.