Dr. Mark Holterman completed his pre-med studies at Ivy League school, Yale University. He studied at Yale University from 1976 until 1980 and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in biology. Mark Holterman then went on to study medicine at the University of Virginia. He completed an M.D. and later a PhD. at the University of Virginia in medicine and immunology. Mr. Holterman studied at the University of Virginia from 1980 until 1988.
Mark Holterman was a resident surgeon at the University of Virginia for about 5 years after graduating from medical school. He later became a pediatric surgeon at Seattle Children’s Hospital, where he worked for two years. Dr. Mark Holterman then went on to surgery at the University of Washington for a period of two years as well. After this, Mark went to Canada to work as a research associate at the Clinical Research Associate of Montreal.
In 1997, Mark Holterman joined the University of Chicago as a professor and taught there for 13 years. He became a surgeon in chief at the Advocate Children’s Hospital in 2008 and held this post for two years. Dr. Mark Holterman also worked as a pediatric surgeon at the Rush University Medical Center from 2000 to 2012. Mr. Holterman now works at Mariam Global Health. This is a healthcare investment and management firm that he founded in 2012.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a member of the American Diabetes Association. He is proud to announce and support an initiative between the ADA and the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Together, the two groups have created a program called Camp PowerUp (Crunchbase). Its aim is to educate children aged 8-16 about making healthy food choices. By eating healthier, children can take matters into their own hands when it comes to preventing diabetes. A poor diet is often a reason why adults develop diabetes later in their lives.
Mr. Holterman is also supportive of non-profit medical groups such as the International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. As a pediatric doctor himself, Dr. Holterman knows how important it is for children to be able to see a doctor for their needs. IPSAC-VN is bringing pediatric care to rural and poor communities throughout Vietnam. This is a mission that Dr. Holterman proudly supports and backs.