Mark Holterman, is an experienced surgeon who takes his responsibility both as a pediatrics and as a professor of surgery at University of Illinois College of Medicine as well as the CEO of Mariam Global Health. As a pediatric surgeon, he supports the work of International, Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam. (IPSAC-VN)
Since the foundation of IPSAC-VN, the organization has been working on the objective of enhancing pediatric medicine for the young citizens of Vietnam. Thus the organization oversees several initiatives that offer different services like medical personnel, supplies and other resources that are of help to the people of the region.
IPSAC-VN as well offer support in form of International Scholar Program that enables the local medical professional to further their education in the United States. For one to acquire the scholarship, has to provide a letter from the current institution showing their education.
Those who benefit from IPSAC-VN scholarships get $ 2,500 to cater for their travel to U.S (Behance.net). Then they stay at the host institution for up to two months where they can either train in medical research or participate in clinical examinations. When the scholarship period is over, participants go back to Vietnam where they are expected to meet their supporters. During the meeting, they are expected to highlight their stay in U.S and the strategies they intend to use to improve local pediatric health care.
Dr. Mark Holterman is a member of American Diabetes Association. The organization was founded in 1940 and mainly focuses on conducting research, education and activism activities related to the prevention, treatment, and cure of diabetes. The organization funds many programs to support its mission, one of them is Mental Health Provider Diabetes Education Program. The aim of the program is to address the need of mental health professionals who are ready to address the psychosocial challenges that are related to diabetes.
Dr. Mark Holterma is based in Illinois, where he lectures at the University of Illinois College of medicine. He has a membership in several organizations, one of them is American College of Surgeons. Mark Holterman concentrates in pediatric surgery.