Mark J. Holterman, Medical

About the 2018 AACA Annual Meeting


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American Association of Clinical Anatomists

An accomplished pediatric surgeon with upwards of three decades of experience in the field, Mark Holterman, MD, serves as a faculty member at the University of Illinois College of Medicine. An active member of a number of professional organizations, Dr. Mark Holterman belongs to the American Association Of Clinical Anatomists (AACA).

The AACA will hold its 35th Annual conference on July 8-12, 2018 at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead in Atlanta, Georgia. Hosted by the Morehouse School of Medicine, the event will feature keynote speakers and breakout sessions geared toward arming attendees with the latest advances and information in the field of clinical anatomy.

Lodging for the conference will be available on-site at the Grand Hyatt and shuttle options will be available from the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport to the hotel for those traveling by plane to the conference. To learn more about the meeting or register, visit

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Mark J. Holterman, Medical

NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Funds Biomedical Research


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A professor of surgery and pediatrics at the University of Illinois College of Medicine, Dr. Mark Holterman formerly served as an attending pediatric surgeon at Rush University Medical Center and as the surgeon-in-chief at Advocate Children’s Hospital. Mark Holterman, MD, started his medical career at the University of Virginia in the National Institutes of Health Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).

Funded through the Ruth L. Kirschstein Grant, the MSTP program supports the training of qualified students who are seeking dual doctorates (MD and PhD) and are motivated to pursue biomedical research and other research-related careers in academia, industry, and government. Benefitting from an education that integrates biomedical sciences with clinical training, 900 trainees at 48 sites are funded through the MSTP program.

Students can choose research projects in a wide array of specialties, including biology, chemistry, behavioral science, and computer science. Those who prevail in the highly competitive grant selection process typically spend eight years obtaining their dual degrees. MSTP grant winners receive a stipend and tuition allowance.