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John A. Batsis, MD

Adjunct 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
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice

Contact Information

1 Medical Center Drive
Lebanon NH 03756

Office: 603-653-9500
Fax: 603-650-0915

Professional Interests

Geriatric Medicine
Functional Status

Grant Information


Selected Publications


Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue and All-Cause Mortality: A Systematic Review.
Saad RK, Ghezzawi M, Horanieh R, Khamis AM, Saunders KH, Batsis JA, Chakhtoura M
Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2022;13:922931. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.922931. Epub 2022 Aug 22.
PMID: 36082075

Privacy concerns of older adults using voice assistant systems.
Spangler HB, Driesse TM, Lynch DH, Liang X, Roth RM, Kotz D, Fortuna K, Batsis JA
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Aug 26; doi: 10.1111/jgs.18009. Epub 2022 Aug 26.
PMID: 36027568

Medicare's annual wellness visit: 10 years of opportunities gained and lost.
Coll PP, Batsis JA, Friedman SM, Flaherty E
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Aug 17; doi: 10.1111/jgs.18007. Epub 2022 Aug 17.
PMID: 35978538

A Smartwatch Step-Counting App for Older Adults: Development and Evaluation Study.
Boateng G, Petersen CL, Kotz D, Fortuna KL, Masutani R, Batsis JA
JMIR Aging. 2022 Aug 10;5(3):e33845. doi: 10.2196/33845. Epub 2022 Aug 10.
PMID: 35947445

Association between food insecurity and probable sarcopenia: Data from the 2011-2014 National Health and nutrition examination survey.
Lynch DH, Petersen CL, Van Dongen MJ, Spangler HB, Berkowitz SA, Batsis JA
Clin Nutr. 2022 Sep;41(9):1861-1873. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2022.07.002. Epub 2022 Jul 8.
PMID: 35939904

Outcomes addressed in randomized controlled lifestyle intervention trials in community-dwelling older people with (sarcopenic) obesity-An evidence map.
Galicia Ernst I, Torbahn G, Schwingshackl L, Knuttel H, Kob R, Kemmler W, Sieber CC, Batsis JA, Villareal DT, Stroebele-Benschop N, Visser M, Volkert D, Kiesswetter E, Schoene D
Obes Rev. 2022 Oct;23(10):e13497. doi: 10.1111/obr.13497. Epub 2022 Jul 26.
PMID: 35891613

Mind the Gap: Exploring Nutritional Health Compared With Weight Management Interests of Individuals with Osteoarthritis.
Buck AN, Shultz SP, Huffman KF, Vincent HK, Batsis JA, Newman CB, Beresic N, Abbate LM, Callahan LF
Curr Dev Nutr. 2022 Jun;6(6):nzac084. doi: 10.1093/cdn/nzac084. Epub 2022 Apr 19.
PMID: 35702382

Validation of Resting Energy Expenditure Equations in Older Adults with Obesity.
Griffith R, Shean R, Petersen CL, Al-Nimr RI, Gooding T, Roderka MN, Batsis JA
J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2022 Apr-Jun;41(2):126-139. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2022.2070320. Epub 2022 May 3.
PMID: 35502533

Changes in Body Composition in Older Adults after a Technology-Based Weight Loss Intervention.
Batsis JA, Shirazi D, Petersen CL, Roderka MN, Lynch D, Jimenez D, Cook SB
J Frailty Aging. 2022;11(2):151-155. doi: 10.14283/jfa.2022.15.
PMID: 35441191

Multimodal Diagnostic Approaches to Advance Precision Medicine in Sarcopenia and Frailty.
Lynch DH, Spangler HB, Franz JR, Krupenevich RL, Kim H, Nissman D, Zhang J, Li YY, Sumner S, Batsis JA
Nutrients. 2022 Mar 26;14(7) pii: 1384. doi: 10.3390/nu14071384. Epub 2022 Mar 26.
PMID: 35405997

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