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Dr. Mark Holterman, a Man with a Knack for Medicine

Mark Holterman is trained in clinical medicine and basic scientific research. He graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Yale University. He then proceeded to receive a Master’s Degree and Doctor of Philosophy in Medicine and Immunology from the University of Virginia. He then completed a residency in general surgery at the University of Virginia Health Sciences and a fellowship in pediatric surgery at the Children’s Hospital and Medical Center through the University of Washington. Read more about Dr. Mark Holterman at Ideamensch.

Professional Background

Mark Holterman currently holds the position of Chief Executive Officer at Mariam Global Health, an institution he also founded. The objective of bettering global health by investing in businesses that develop and implement scientific advances was the inspiration behind Mariam Global Health. He is also a pediatric surgeon at OSF Healthcare and is a professor of Surgery and Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Surgery at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, Peoria. Dr. Mark also holds memberships of the American Diabetes Association, American College of Surgeons, and America Academy of Pediatrics.

Awards and Honors

Dr. Mark Holterman received the Innovative Research Award from American Diabetes Association from to 2001 to 2003, the NIH Medical Scientist Training Program from 1980 to 1988, and the National Merit Scholar award from Yale University in 1976 to 1980. He was awarded the America’s Top Doctors honor from Castle Connolly in 2008 and 2010 to 2015.


Mark was part of a clinical trial in autoimmune diabetes that attempted to induce immunomodulation in patients with autoimmune diabetes. He also participated in a trachea project using a synthetic scaffold. The synthetic scaffold is shaped like a trachea that is used with a patient’s bone marrow cells to create a replacement trachea. Mark took part in antigen specific immunomodulation that involves the induction of antigen specific immunosuppression to allow for control of specific parts of the immune system. Learn more about Dr. Mark Holreman at

Community Outreach

Mark Holterman supports charitable organizations such as IPSAC-VN and was also one of the brains behind The Hannah Sunshine Foundation that is a non-profit organization that focuses on the use of cellular and regenerative therapies for kids with rare diseases.

Doctor Mark Holterman is an innovative researcher and scientist whose contribution to the medical field is invaluable.