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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:


Association of adiposity, telomere length and mortality: Data from the NHANES 1999-2002.
Batsis JA, Mackenzie TA, Vasquez E, Germain CM, Emeny RT, Rippberger P, Lopez-Jimenez F, Bartels SJ
Int J Obes (Lond). 2017 Aug 16; doi: 10.1038/ijo.2017.202. Epub 2017 Aug 16.
PMID: 28816228

Is the whole not greater than the sum of its parts? The case of sarcopenic obesity.
Batsis JA, Cook SB
Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jul;106(1):14-15. doi: 10.3945/ajcn.117.159871. Epub 2017 Jun 14.
PMID: 28615264

Association between Serum Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone Levels and Visceral Adipose Tissue: A Population-Based Study in Northeast Germany.
Witte T, Volzke H, Lerch MM, Hegenscheid K, Friedrich N, Ittermann T, Batsis JA
Eur Thyroid J. 2017 Feb;6(1):12-19. doi: 10.1159/000450977. Epub 2016 Nov 8.
PMID: 28611943

<i>ActivityAware</i>: An App for Real-Time Daily Activity Level Monitoring on the Amulet Wrist-Worn Device.
Boateng G, Batsis JA, Halter R, Kotz D
Proc IEEE Int Conf Pervasive Comput Commun Workshops. 2017 Mar;2017 doi: 10.1109/PERCOMW.2017.7917601. Epub 2017 May 4.
PMID: 28553675

Body Mass Index and Rural Status on Self-Reported Health in Older Adults: 2004-2013 Medicare Expenditure Panel Survey.
Batsis JA, Whiteman KL, Lohman MC, Scherer EA, Bartels SJ
J Rural Health. 2017 Mar 15; doi: 10.1111/jrh.12237. Epub 2017 Mar 15.
PMID: 28295614

Low Lean Mass With and Without Obesity, and Mortality: Results From the 1999-2004 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Batsis JA, Mackenzie TA, Emeny RT, Lopez-Jimenez F, Bartels SJ
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2017 Feb 16; doi: 10.1093/gerona/glx002. Epub 2017 Feb 16.
PMID: 28207042

Use of a Wearable Activity Device in Rural Older Obese Adults: A Pilot Study.
Batsis JA, Naslund JA, Gill LE, Masutani RK, Agarwal N, Bartels SJ
Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2016 Jan-Dec;2:2333721416678076. doi: 10.1177/2333721416678076. Epub 2016 Nov 21.
PMID: 28138502

Telemedicine and primary care obesity management in rural areas - innovative approach for older adults?
Batsis JA, Pletcher SN, Stahl JE
BMC Geriatr. 2017 Jan 5;17(1):6. doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0396-x. Epub 2017 Jan 5.
PMID: 28056832

Ethnic differences in all-cause and cardiovascular mortality by physical activity levels among older adults in the US.
Vasquez E, Sahakyan K, Batsis JA, Germain C, Somers VK, Shaw BA
Ethn Health. 2016 Nov 9;:1-9. doi: 10.1080/13557858.2016.1253830. Epub 2016 Nov 9.
PMID: 27825247

Sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity: do they predict inferior oncologic outcomes after gastrointestinal cancer surgery?
Mei KL, Batsis JA, Mills JB, Holubar SD
Perioper Med (Lond). 2016;5:30. Epub 2016 Oct 26.
PMID: 27800156