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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
Email: John.A.Batsis@dartmouth.edu

Professional Interests

Geriatric Medicine
Functional Status

Grant Information


Selected Publications


Association Between Weight Status and Rate of Cognitive Decline: China Health and Nutrition Survey 1997-2018.
Lynch DH, Howard AG, Tien HC, Du S, Zhang B, Wang H, Gordon-Larsen P, Batsis JA
J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2023 Feb 9; pii: glad051. doi: 10.1093/gerona/glad051. Epub 2023 Feb 9.
PMID: 36754372

Sarcopenia Definition Outcome Consortium - defined Weakness and Risk of Falls: The National Health and Aging Trends Survey.
Batsis JA, Haudenschild C, Crow RS, Gilliam M, Mackenzie TA
Geriatr Gerontol Int. 2023 Feb 8; doi: 10.1111/ggi.14548. Epub 2023 Feb 8.
PMID: 36752357

Obesity, multiple chronic conditions, and the relationship with physical function: Data from the national health and aging trends survey.
Shirazi D, Haudenschild C, Lynch DH, Fanous M, Kahkoska AR, Jimenez D, Spangler H, Driesse T, Batsis JA
Arch Gerontol Geriatr. 2022 Dec 19;107:104913. doi: 10.1016/j.archger.2022.104913. Epub 2022 Dec 19.
PMID: 36565604

Individualized interventions and precision health: Lessons learned from a systematic review and implications for analytics-driven geriatric research.
Kahkoska AR, Freeman NLB, Jones EP, Shirazi D, Browder S, Page A, Sperger J, Zikry TM, Yu F, Busby-Whitehead J, Kosorok MR, Batsis JA
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Dec 16; doi: 10.1111/jgs.18141. Epub 2022 Dec 16.
PMID: 36524627

"Nothing is linear": Characterizing the determinants and dynamics of CGM use in older adults with type 1 diabetes.
Kahkoska AR, Smith C, Thambuluru S, Weinstein J, Batsis JA, Pratley R, Weinstock RS, Young LA, Hassmiller Lich K
Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2022 Dec 9;196:110204. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2022.110204. Epub 2022 Dec 9.
PMID: 36509180

Long-term weight change after a technology-based weight loss intervention.
Wood BS, Lynch DH, Spangler HB, Roderka M, Petersen CL, Batsis JA
J Am Geriatr Soc. 2022 Oct 19; doi: 10.1111/jgs.18088. Epub 2022 Oct 19.
PMID: 36262081

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 Dec;70(12):3643-3647. 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 Oct;70(10):2786-2792. 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

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