Dr. Mark Holterman is a talented pediatrician who is also an experienced surgeon with years of practice under his belt. He is an ivy league scholar who earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology while studying at Yale University. He moved on from there to study at the University of Virginia where he received his MD and Ph.D. in Medicine and Immunology. With close to 30 years of medical practice, Dr. Holterman specializes in many different areas of medicine and pediatrics including Biliary Atresia, Neonatology, and Short Bowel Syndrome.
Dr. Mark Holterman serves as the Director of Surgery at the University of Washington, finished his residency at the University of Virginia in General Surgery, worked at Seattles Children Hospital where he finished his fellowship of Pediatric Surgery, and served as a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago. As a Chief of Pediatric Surgery, he guided surgical residents and medical students, and he also served the Advocate Children’s Hospital in Oak Lawn as its chief surgeon. He is loved by his patients everywhere not only for his skills but also for his bedside manner and compassionate nature (Health.usnews).
Dr. Mark Holterman founded Mariam Global Health in 2012 and also serves as the company’s CEO. He started the company to help other medical professionals turn their ideas into real world healthcare initiatives. Dr. Holterman, along with the team at Mariam Global Health, look over proposals made by medical startup companies and pick out the ones that have the best chances of succeeding. These companies receive the funding they need to take their ideas from the beginning phases all of the way through the planning and execution phases.
Dr. Mark Holterman has also learned about keeping costs of a healthcare company low, and this came from his own experience with not getting funding that was promised to him in the past. This has forced him to learn how to prepare for any possibility that a company might face related to funding, and he has learned not to count on any kind of funding until it comes through. Without Dr. Holterman and Mariam Global Health, many aspiring healthcare innovators would have never been able to take their business idea and make it a reality.