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Dr. Mark Holterman Pediatric Medical Technology Innovator

by Chris Holden - March 7th, 2018.
Filed under: Medical Technology.

Dr. Mark J Holterman is a well-known member in the pediatric world. Not only for his work done in the field of pediatrics but also for his philanthropic contributions in various areas. Born to two farmers in the state of Wisconsin, his parents had no college education. Doing exceptionally well in high school he was told from a young age that he should pursue higher education. Initially he went to Yale and received his bachelors of science in biology before eventually graduating from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. During his tenure there he met his future a wife, at the time a meidcal resident in sugery. After graduation, he went on to complete his residency at the University of Virginia and became a fellow at the University of Washington’s Children’s Hospital and Medical Center.


Dr. Mark Holterman’s Services

Dr. Holterman went on to serve two primary purposes as a professor medicine at the University of Illinois and as the Cheif Executive officer for his investment firm The Mariam Life an organization dedicated to investment in medical technology and therapies in the regenerative medicine field. After retiring from professorship he has continued independent research into new regenerative medicine technologies and therapies through his private organization known as The Mariam Life. At the University of Illinois, he continues to do research with a particular interest in stem cell technology as a method of treatment for cancer and diabetes. He has been awarded the Innovative Research Award by the American Diabetes Association.

Since that time Dr. Mark Holterman has founded another non-profit organization the Hannah Sunshine Foundation. Its purpose is to help grant children who are suffering from rare chronic illnesses regenerative medicine treatments particularly treatments which function at the cellular level. With the help of his wife, he hopes to provide needed medical help to children who would otherwise have to go without and live a life of suffering from these debilitating conditions.


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