John Batsis, MD, Geriatrics, Chapel Hill, NC

JohnAlexanderBatsisMD

Geriatrics Chapel Hill, NC

Associate Professor, School of Medicine & The Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill

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Summary

  • Dr. John Batsis is a geriatrician in Chapel Hill, NC and is affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He received his medical degree from University of Dublin, Trinity College, and has been in practice 18 years. He also speaks multiple languages, including French and Greek. His geriatrics expertise includes health promotion, physical function and dementia.

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationFELLOWSHIP
  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education
    Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationRESIDENCY
  • University of Dublin Trinity College
    University of Dublin Trinity CollegeMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2020 - 2021
  • NH State Medical License
    NH State Medical License 2008 - 2022
  • VT State Medical License
    VT State Medical License 2008 - 2020
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2007 - 2008
  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2005 - 2009
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Geriatric Medicine
  • American Board of Obesity MedicineObesity Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2011, 2013
  • Physician Practice Connections Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2010-2013
  • Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition Program National Committee for Quality Assurance, 2010-2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Sarcopenic Obesity in Older Adults: Aetiology, Epidemiology and Treatment Strategies  
    John Batsis, MD, Nature

Press Mentions

  • Sunday Seniors: Researchers Turn to Technology to Detect Dementia
    Sunday Seniors: Researchers Turn to Technology to Detect DementiaFebruary 08, 2020
  • With Obesity on the Rise, NH Seniors Turn to Activity — and Technology
    With Obesity on the Rise, NH Seniors Turn to Activity — and TechnologySeptember 29, 2016
  • Diet, Exercise Improve Life for Older Obese People: Study
    Diet, Exercise Improve Life for Older Obese People: StudySeptember 20, 2016
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Grant Support

  • Smart & Connected Health Collaborative Research: Exploiting Voice Assistant Systems for Early Detection of Cognitive DeclineNational Institute on Aging2019–2023
  • Mobile Obesity Wellness Intervention in Rural Older Obese AdultsNational Institute on Aging2016–2021
  • Randomize Everyone: Creating Valid Instrumental Variables for Learning Healthcare SystemsPCORI2018

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • French, Greek