Dr. Mark Holterman is a dedicated pediatric surgeon who has been working for more than 20 years. He has been practicing his profession while at the same time, helping those who need him the most. Presently, Dr. Mark Holterman can be found in three different hospitals, providing his expertise in the field of pediatric surgery and helping children recover from injuries and diseases (https://gazetteday.com/2018/01/dr-mark-holterman-volunteers/). Aside from working tirelessly from practicing his profession, he also serves as a chief executive officer for Mariam Global Health; an investment firm created for the innovation and development of businesses related to medicine. He is also working as an educator, and he is currently teaching at the University Of Illinois College Of Medicine, specializing in surgery and pediatrics. One of the things that caught the attention of Dr. Mark Holterman is the application of regenerative medicine in pediatric surgery. He is currently working on research to see how stem cell therapy can be used for restoring his patients who have undergone surgery, and how he can use the method to treat incurable diseases such as diabetes and cancer. Because of this research, he was recognized by the American Diabetes Association, and he was given an award for innovative research (Inspirery).

 

The research for regenerative medicine also prompted Dr. Mark Holterman to establish a foundation that would help children with rare diseases get exclusive access to treatments involving regenerative medicine. He called the foundation as the Hannah Sunshine Foundation, and up to this day, the foundation has helped a huge number of children around the world. As the foundation tried to cure several children of rare diseases that were not frequently documented, Dr. Mark Holterman would get the opportunity to write journals and other publications describing how the regenerative medicine helps him treat his patients. He would also talk around the world, sharing his discoveries.

 

Recently, Dr. Mark Holterman traveled to Vietnam, and he established a non-profit organization called the IPSAC-VN. Its goals are to decrease the number of infection cases in all of Vietnam and to provide additional doctors and medical practitioners to the country to prevent problems involving the easy access to medical treatment.

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