Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Core Faculty Member, Duke-Margolis Center for Health Policy
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

Nelson, Adam J., Ann Marie Navar, Hillary Mulder, Daniel Wojdyla, Sephy Philip, Craig Granowitz, Eric D. Peterson, and Neha J. Pagidipati. “Association Between Triglycerides and Residual Cardiovascular Risk in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Established Cardiovascular Disease (From the Bypass Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation 2 Diabetes [BARI 2D] Trial).” Am J Cardiol 132 (October 1, 2020): 36–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.07.005.

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Madhavan, Malini, DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Jonathan P. Piccini, James V. Freeman, Gregg C. Fonarow, Elaine M. Hylek, Peter R. Kowey, et al. “Effect of Temporary Interruption of Warfarin Due to an Intervention on Downstream Time in Therapeutic Range in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (from ORBIT AF).” Am J Cardiol 132 (October 1, 2020): 66–71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.07.006.

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Nanna, Michael G., Sean T. Chen, Adam J. Nelson, Ann Marie Navar, and Eric D. Peterson. “Representation of Older Adults in Cardiovascular Disease Trials Since the Inclusion Across the Lifespan Policy.” Jama Intern Med, September 8, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamainternmed.2020.2750.

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Xu, Yi, Xiangdong Li, Haitao Zhang, Yuan Wu, Jun Zhang, Jia Li, Kefei Dou, et al. “China Tongxinluo Study for myocardial protection in patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction (CTS-AMI): Rationale and design of a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, multicenter clinical trial.” Am Heart J 227 (September 2020): 47–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.06.011.

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Forman, Daniel E., James A. de Lemos, Leslee J. Shaw, David B. Reuben, Radmila Lyubarova, Eric D. Peterson, John A. Spertus, et al. “Cardiovascular Biomarkers and Imaging in Older Adults: JACC Council Perspectives.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 76, no. 13 (September 2020): 1577–94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.07.055.

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Matthew Brennan, J., Martin B. Leon, Paige Sheridan, Isabel J. Boero, Qinyu Chen, Angela Lowenstern, Vinod Thourani, et al. “Racial Differences in the Use of Aortic Valve Replacement for Treatment of Symptomatic Severe Aortic Valve Stenosis in the Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement Era.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 16 (August 18, 2020): e015879. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.015879.

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Zeitouni, Michel, Michael G. Nanna, Jie-Lena Sun, Karen Chiswell, Eric D. Peterson, and Ann Marie Navar. “Performance of Guideline Recommendations for Prevention of Myocardial Infarction in Young Adults.” J Am Coll Cardiol 76, no. 6 (August 11, 2020): 653–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.06.030.

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Khan, Irfan, Eric D. Peterson, Christopher P. Cannon, Lauren E. Sedita, Jay M. Edelberg, and Kausik K. Ray. “Time-Dependent Cardiovascular Treatment Benefit Model for Lipid-Lowering Therapies.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 15 (August 4, 2020): e016506. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016506.

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Sullivan, Alexander E., Michael G. Nanna, Sunil V. Rao, Sarah Cantrell, C Michael Gibson, Freek W. A. Verheugt, Eric D. Peterson, et al. “A systematic review of randomized trials comparing double versus triple antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention.” Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 96, no. 2 (August 2020): E102–9. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28535.

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Frank, Heather R., Hillary Mulder, Karishma Sriram, Taruni S. Santanam, Asheley C. Skinner, Eliana M. Perrin, Sarah C. Armstrong, Eric D. Peterson, Michael Pencina, and Charlene A. Wong. “The Dose-Response Relationship Between Physical Activity and Cardiometabolic Health in Young Adults.” J Adolesc Health 67, no. 2 (August 2020): 201–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2020.04.021.

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