Dr. Mark Holterman Helping Kids To Live Better Lives

Dr. Mark Holterman is a dedicated physician whose call to duty goes beyond the norm. He is not only a respected professor at the University of Illinois College of Medicine but also a prolific author and CEO of Mariam Global Health (Health.USNews). It’s no secret that Dr. Holterman is a busy man given his many roles and responsibilities. However, a large part of his time is spent as a volunteer at many nonprofit organizations, where he uses his expertise to help those who need him most.


The International Pediatric Specialists Alliance for the Children of Vietnam (IPSAC-VN) is an example of one of the incredible organizations that Dr. Mark Holterman provides his expertise to (https://ideamensch.com/mark-holterman/). IPSAC-VN was founded by his wife Dr. Ai-Xuan Holterman and provides a wide range of services to children in need including scheduling surgeries, and providing medical equipment to local medical facilities. Medical professionals such as Dr. Mark Holterman volunteer their knowledge and experience by training local healthcare providers in the most advanced procedures.


It’s organizations such as IPSAC-VN and similar non-profits like Children’s Surgery International that help give children in Vietnam a better future. There are many families in Vietnam and around the world that can’t afford surgeries, whether big or small, for their children. Although the requirement for volunteering with IPSAC-VN are stringent, the volunteers’ effort and time have big returns for kids who can live healthy lives. Volunteers provide one-on-one training to staff, give lectures and may stay in Vietnam for an extended period of time.


Dr. Holterman’s contributions to the medical field are many, and he continues to provide a steadfast dedication to serve others. The doctor’s early interest in pediatric surgery and research helped Dr. Holterman focus on new procedures, and share his knowledge with other doctors. His many years of experience and drive to help children in need is an asset not only to his community but to the world at large.

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