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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:


Detection and Monitoring of Repetitions Using an mHealth-Enabled Resistance Band.
Petersen CL, Wechsler EV, Halter RJ, Boateng GG, Proctor PO, Kotz DF, Cook SB, Batsis JA
IEEE Int Conf Connect Health Appl Syst Eng Technol. 2018 Sep;2018:22-24. Epub 2019 Feb 25.
PMID: 30984918

Technology for Behavioral Change in Rural Older Adults with Obesity.
Batsis JA, Naslund JA, Zagaria AB, Kotz D, Dokko R, Bartels SJ, Carpenter-Song E
J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2019 Apr 11;:1-19. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2019.1600097. Epub 2019 Apr 11.
PMID: 30971189

Obesity in the Older Adult: Special Issue.
Batsis JA
J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2019 Jan-Mar;38(1):1-5. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2018.1564197. Epub 2019 Feb 26.
PMID: 30806583

Neuropsychological Functioning in Older Adults with Obesity: Implications for Bariatric Surgery.
Roth RM, Rotenberg S, Carmasin J, Billmeier S, Batsis JA
J Nutr Gerontol Geriatr. 2019 Jan-Mar;38(1):69-82. doi: 10.1080/21551197.2018.1564722. Epub 2019 Feb 22.
PMID: 30794078

Association of Obesity and Frailty in Older Adults: NHANES 1999-2004.
Crow RS, Lohman MC, Titus AJ, Cook SB, Bruce ML, Mackenzie TA, Bartels SJ, Batsis JA
J Nutr Health Aging. 2019;23(2):138-144. doi: 10.1007/s12603-018-1138-x.
PMID: 30697622

Usability Evaluation for the Amulet Wearable Device in Rural Older Adults with Obesity.
Batsis JA, Zagaria A, Kotz DF, Bartels SJ, Boateng GG, Proctor PO, Halter RJ, Carpenter-Song EA
Gerontechnology. 2018 Sep;17(3):151-159. doi: 10.4017/gt.2018.
PMID: 30631251

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

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