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Dr. Mark Holterman a Shining Star in the Medical World

Dr. Mark Holterman is a medical practitioner based in Peoria, Illinois who specializes in General and Pediatric Surgery. He is also a professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. In addition to this, he has a membership of several professional establishments that include American Academy of Pediatrics and American College of Surgeons ( He carries research in stem cell therapies and regenerative medicine. He has a vast experience in the medical field that adds up to over 29 years.


He is a graduate of Yale University, where he majored in biology. Dr. Mark Holterman later graduated with a Ph.D. and Masters Degree at the University of Virginia. He is using his education to finding a cure for the chronic diseases like diabetes, and that is why he saw the need to belong to American Diabetes Association (ADA). American Diabetes Association (ADA) recently announced that it is joining hands with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to find the solution to the increasing type 2-diabetes in young ones and teenagers. In reference to their goals, the two organizations have come up with Camp Power Up that employs practical curriculum in engaging youths in physical activities and help them to make a good choice of diet so as to curb the spread of type 2-diabetes.


Dr. Mark Holterman was one of the pioneers of The Hannah Sunshine Foundation. The organization uses cellular and regenerative therapies in offering services to children with rare diseases. He is also a co-founder of Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies (AACT). It is a non-profit organization that intends to bring together scientists, researchers, and physicians that are considered the best globally. Through the collaboration, AACT aims to come up with the guidelines to ensure best practice in regenerative medicine.


Dr. Mark Holterman finds time to serve as the CEO of the Mariam Global Health Furthermore, he is interested in helping patients, and thus he supports charitable organizations such as International Pediatric Specialists Alliances for the Children of Vietnam. In regard to his efforts, Dr. Holterman has earned several awards such as the Innovative Research Award, that was given by American Diabetes of Association.

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