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John A. Batsis, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of The Dartmouth Institute

The Dartmouth Institute

MD - University of Dublin, Trinity College, 2002
Internship - St. James' Hospital, 2002-2003
Internal Medicine - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2003-2006
Geriatric Medicine - Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, 2006-2008
Certificate of Clinical Research, Mayo Clinic CTSA, 2007-2008

Center For Aging

Contact Information:

1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 603-653-9500
Fax: 603-650-0915
Email: John.A.Batsis@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests:

Geriatric Medicine
Functional Status

Selected Publications:


Depression and Handgrip Strength Among U.S. Adults Aged 60 Years and Older from NHANES 2011-2014.
Brooks JM, Titus AJ, Bruce ML, Orzechowski NM, Mackenzie TA, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA
J Nutr Health Aging. 2018;22(8):938-943. doi: 10.1007/s12603-018-1041-5.
PMID: 30272097

Prevalence rates of arthritis among US older adults with varying degrees of depression: Findings from the 2011 to 2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Brooks JM, Titus AJ, Polenick CA, Orzechowski NM, Reid MC, MacKenzie TA, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2018 Dec;33(12):1671-1679. doi: 10.1002/gps.4971. Epub 2018 Sep 19.
PMID: 30229563

Association between obesity and patient-centered measures using the medical expenditure panel survey.
Batsis JA, Lohman MC, Fortuna KL, Liu SK, Bartels SJ
Obes Res Clin Pract. 2018 Sep - Oct;12(5):485-489. doi: 10.1016/j.orcp.2018.07.009. Epub 2018 Aug 24.
PMID: 30150161

Sarcopenic obesity in older adults: aetiology, epidemiology and treatment strategies.
Batsis JA, Villareal DT
Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2018 Sep;14(9):513-537. doi: 10.1038/s41574-018-0062-9.
PMID: 30065268

Text message exchanges between older adults with serious mental illness and older certified peer specialists in a smartphone-supported self-management intervention.
Fortuna KL, Naslund JA, Aschbrenner KA, Lohman MC, Storm M, Batsis JA, Bartels SJ
Psychiatr Rehabil J. 2018 Jul 16; doi: 10.1037/prj0000305. Epub 2018 Jul 16.
PMID: 30010355

The Role of Ethnic and Racial Disparities in Mobility and Physical Function in Older Adults.
Vasquez E, Germain CM, Tang F, Lohman MC, Fortuna KL, Batsis JA
J Appl Gerontol. 2018 Jun 1;:733464818780631. doi: 10.1177/0733464818780631. Epub 2018 Jun 1.
PMID: 29909728

<i>GeriActive</i>: Wearable App for Monitoring and Encouraging Physical Activity among Older Adults.
Boateng G, Batsis JA, Proctor P, Halter R, Kotz D
Int Conf Wearable Implant Body Sens Netw. 2018 Mar;2018:46-49. doi: 10.1109/BSN.2018.8329655. Epub 2018 Apr 5.
PMID: 29750202

Relation of Waist-Hip Ratio to Long-Term Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease.
Medina-Inojosa JR, Batsis JA, Supervia M, Somers VK, Thomas RJ, Jenkins S, Grimes C, Lopez-Jimenez F
Am J Cardiol. 2018 Apr 15;121(8):903-909. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2017.12.038. Epub 2018 Feb 2.
PMID: 29482851

Frailty Versus Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths and Injuries Initiative Fall Risk Score: Ability to Predict Future Falls.
Crow RS, Lohman MC, Pidgeon D, Bruce ML, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Mar;66(3):577-583. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15275. Epub 2018 Feb 10.
PMID: 29427525

Mortality Risk Along the Frailty Spectrum: Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999 to 2004.
Crow RS, Lohman MC, Titus AJ, Bruce ML, Mackenzie TA, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Mar;66(3):496-502. doi: 10.1111/jgs.15220. Epub 2018 Jan 25.
PMID: 29368330