Dr Peterson is the Fred Cobb Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, a DukeMed Scholar, and the Past Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Durham, NC, USA.
Dr Peterson is the Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Spironolactone Initiation Registry Randomized Interventional Trial in Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction (SPIRRIT) Trial He is also the Principal Investigator of the Data Coordinating Centers for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS), National Cardiac Surgery Database, the American College of Cardiology National Cardiac Database (ACC-NCDR) and the American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines Database (AHA-GWTG). Dr Peterson also oversees multiple industry sponsored clinical studies.
Additionally, Dr Peterson serves on multiple national committees and guideline and performance measure development groups. Dr Peterson is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), the Association of American Physicians (AAP), and the Association of University Cardiologists (AUC).
Since 2013, Dr Peterson has been voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. as well as named by Thomson Reuters as a ‘Highly Cited Researcher’, ranking him among the top 1% most cited in clinical medicine. He is a Contributing Editor on the Journal of the American Medical Association and is a recognized leader in outcomes and quality research with over 1200 peer-reviewed publications in the field.
Education and Training
- Fellow in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University, 1992 - 1995
- Fellow in General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Harvard University , 1991 - 1992
- Medical Resident, Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, 1988 - 1991
- M.D., University of Pittsburgh, 1988
- Antiplatelet in Stroke: Safety and Effectiveness in Seniors (ASSESS)
- Postdoctoral Training in Cardiovascular Clinical Research
- Financial and Social Behavioral Economic Incentives to Increase Physical Activity in Adolescents and Young Adults for Cardiovascular Health
- Dissemination and Implementation Science in Cardiovascular Outcomes (DISCO)
- SPIRRIT-HFPEF - CCC
- DCRI Think Tank
- Administrative Claims-based Efficiencies for the Advancement of Regulatory Sciences
- Bridging the Gap to Enhance Clinical Research Program (BIGGER)
- Preventing Cardiovascular Disease through Improved Risk Prediction and Communication
- A Patient-Centered Approach for Addressing Access to Care to Improve Outcomes in Heart Failure Patients
- Mentoring Patient Oriented Research in Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
- QuBBD: Deep Poisson Methods for Biomedical Time-to-Event and Longitudinal Data
- Integrated Biostatistical Training for CVD Research
- Optimizing Health Outcomes in Patients with Symptomatic Aortic Valve Disease