John R. Hotchkiss, MD

  • Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Medicine
  • Member, Veterans Health Administration National Predictive and Geospatial Analytics Advisory Committee
  • Chair, Transfusion Committee, VA Pittsburgh Health System
  • Member, Veterans Health Administration National Healthcare Projections Modeling Work Group
  • Chair, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Committee, VA Pittsburgh Health System

    Education & Training

  • AB, Chemistry, University of Chicago, 1984
  • MD, University of Chicago, 1988
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1991
  • Fellowship, Nephrology, University of Minnesota, 1994
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1996
Shanks Endowed Lecturer, Vanderbilt University Department of Mathematics, 2009
Chief of Staff Award for Clinical Excellence, VA Pittsburgh Health System, 2015
Special recognition for exemplary service, Veterans Health Administration Central Office, 2011- 2018
Representative Publications

Hotchkiss JR, Strike DG, Crooke PS. Pathogen transmission and clinic scheduling. Emerging infectious diseases. 2006 Jan;12(1):159.

Rodriguez RA, Hotchkiss JR, O’Hare AM. Geographic information systems and chronic kidney disease: racial disparities, rural residence and forecasting. Journal of nephrology. 2013 Jan;26(1):3.

Paladino JD, Crooke PS, Brackney CR, Kaynar AM, Hotchkiss JR. Medical practices display power law behaviors similar to spoken languages. BMC medical informatics and decision making. 2013 Dec;13(1):102.

O’Hare AM, Hotchkiss JR, Tamura MK, Larson EB, Hemmelgarn BR, Batten A, Do TP, Covinsky KE. Interpreting treatment effects from clinical trials in the context of real-world risk information: end-stage renal disease prevention in older adults. JAMA internal medicine. 2014 Mar 1;174(3):391-7.


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Research Interests
  • Geospatial analytics and optimization
  • Predictive analytics
  • Agent-based modeling
  • Clinical informatics