EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Medical Scientist Summer Training Program, University of Washington, Dept. of Bioengineering, Seattle, WA, 1979.
Cardiology Fellowship, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 19781980.
Residency, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 19761978.
Internship, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, 19731974.
B.A., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 1968.
M.D., Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1973.
John R. Stratton M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.
Professor of Medicine
Chief of Cardiology, VA Puget Sound Health Care System
1660 S. Columbian Way
Box 358280 (S111-Cardio)
Seattle, WA 98108-8280
Fax: (206) 764-2257
American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Section, 1981.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 1978.
AREAS OF CLINICAL EXPERTISE
Echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, general cardiology
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS
Nervous system regulation of cardiac function
Cardiovascular aging and gender differences
Cardiac and adrenergic exercise training effects
Governor, Washington Chapter of the American College of Cardiology, 19992002.
Stratton, JR, Effects of age and gender on cardiovascular responses to isoproterenol, J. Gerontol. A Biol. Sci. Med. Sci. 54:B401403, 1999.
Adamopoulos, S, Kemp, GJ, Thompson, CH, Arnolda, L, Brunotte, F, Stratton, JR, Radda, GK, Rajagopolan, B, Kremastinos, DT, Coats, AJ, The time course of haemodynamic, autonomic and skeletal muscle metabolic abnormalities following first extensive myocardial infarction in man, J. Mol. Cell. Cardiol. 31:19131926, 1999.
Levy, WC, Cerqueira, MD, Harp, GD, Johannessen, K-A, Abrass, IB, Schwartz, RS, Stratton JR, Effect of endurance excercise training on heart rate variability at rest in healthy young and older men, Am. J. Cardiol. 82:12361241, 1998.
Kemp, GJ, Thompson, CH, Stratton, JR, Brunotte, F, Conway, M, Adamopoulos, S, Arnolda, L, Radda, GK, Rajagopalan, B, The abnormal exercise response of human skeletal muscle in congestive heart failure is revealed by 31P magnetic resonance spectroscopy can be explained in terms of decreased mitochondrial ATP synthesis, reduced metabolic efficiency and increased glycogenolysis, Heart 76:3541, 1996.
Link, JM, Stratton, JR, Levy, WC, Poole, JE, Shoner, SC, Steutzle, W, Caldwell, JH, PET Measures of Pre-and Post-synaptic cardiac beta adrenergic function, Nucl. Med. Biol. 30:795803, 2003.
Stratton, JR, Levy, W, Caldwell, JH, Jacobson, A, May, J, Matsuoka, D, Madden, K, Effects of aging on cardiovascular responses to parasympathetic withdrawal, J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 41:207783, 2002.