Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 200 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 668-8830
Email address peter016@mc.duke.edu

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

Publications

Guimarães, Patrícia O., Eric D. Peterson, Susanna R. Stevens, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Jennifer B. Green, Darren K. McGuire, Rury R. Holman, and Renato D. Lopes. “Antithrombotic treatment gap among patients with atrial fibrillation and type 2 diabetes..” Int J Cardiol 289 (August 15, 2019): 58–62. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.04.085.

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31079973
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Pencina, Karol M., George Thanassoulis, John T. Wilkins, Ramachandran S. Vasan, Ann Marie Navar, Eric D. Peterson, Michael J. Pencina, and Allan D. Sniderman. “Trajectories of Non-HDL Cholesterol Across Midlife: Implications for Cardiovascular Prevention..” J Am Coll Cardiol 74, no. 1 (July 9, 2019): 70–79. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.04.047.

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31272554
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Moseley, Connor A., Asheley C. Skinner, Eliana M. Perrin, Sarah C. Armstrong, Eric D. Peterson, and Charlene A. Wong. “Adolescent and Young Adult Recreational, Occupational, and Transportation Activity: Activity Recommendation and Weight Status Relationships..” J Adolesc Health 65, no. 1 (July 2019): 147–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2019.01.021.

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30948270
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Inohara, Taku, Peter Shrader, Karen Pieper, Rosalia G. Blanco, Larry A. Allen, Gregg C. Fonarow, Bernard J. Gersh, et al. “Treatment of atrial fibrillation with concomitant coronary or peripheral artery disease: Results from the outcomes registry for better informed treatment of atrial fibrillation II..” Am Heart J 213 (July 2019): 81–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.04.007.

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31129441
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Szerlip, Molly, Alan Zajarias, Sreekanth Vemalapalli, Matthew Brennan, Dadi Dai, Hersh Maniar, Brian R. Lindman, et al. “Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease..” J Am Coll Cardiol 73, no. 22 (June 11, 2019): 2806–15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2019.03.496.

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31171086
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Dodds, Jodi A., Ying Xian, Shubin Sheng, Gregg C. Fonarow, Deepak L. Bhatt, Roland Matsouaka, Lee H. Schwamm, Eric D. Peterson, and Eric E. Smith. “Thrombolysis in young adults with stroke: Findings from Get With The Guidelines-Stroke..” Neurology 92, no. 24 (June 11, 2019): e2784–92. https://doi.org/10.1212/WNL.0000000000007653.

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31092622
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Berger, Jeffrey S., Eric Peterson, François LalibertÉ, Guillaume Germain, Dominique Lejeune, Jeff Schein, Patrick Lefebvre, Qi Zhao, and Matthew R. Weir. “Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients Newly Diagnosed With Heart Failure: Focus on Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation..” J Card Fail 25, no. 6 (June 2019): 436–47. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2018.03.012.

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29597052
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Peterson, Eric D., Veronica Ashton, Yen-Wen Chen, Bingcao Wu, and Alex C. Spyropoulos. “Comparative effectiveness, safety, and costs of rivaroxaban and warfarin among morbidly obese patients with atrial fibrillation..” Am Heart J 212 (June 2019): 113–19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.02.001.

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30981035
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Ehrlich, Matthew E., Li Liang, Haolin Xu, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Adrian F. Hernandez, Lee H. Schwamm, Eric E. Smith, et al. “Intravenous Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients With History of Stroke Plus Diabetes Mellitus..” Stroke 50, no. 6 (June 2019): 1497–1503. https://doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.118.024172.

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31035901
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Nanna, Michael G., Ann Marie Navar, Tracy Y. Wang, Shuang Li, Salim S. Virani, Zhuokai Li, Jennifer G. Robinson, et al. “Practice-level variation in statin use and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control in the United States: Results from the Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management (PALM) registry..” Am Heart J 214 (May 22, 2019): 113–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.05.009.

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31202098
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