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

Vemulapalli, Sreekanth, Taku Inohara, Sunghee Kim, Laine Thomas, Jonathan P. Piccini, Manesh R. Patel, Paul Chang, et al. “Blood Pressure Control and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (From the ORBIT-AF Registry)..” Am J Cardiol 123, no. 10 (May 15, 2019): 1628–36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.02.010.

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30846214
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Machline-Carrion, M Julia, Eliana Vieira Santucci, Lucas Petri Damiani, M Cecilia Bahit, Germán Málaga, Octávio Marques Pontes-Neto, Sheila Cristina Ouriques Martins, et al. “Effect of a Quality Improvement Intervention on Adherence to Therapies for Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke and Transient Ischemic Attack: A Cluster Randomized Clinical Trial..” Jama Neurol, May 6, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamaneurol.2019.1012.

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31058947
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Madhavan, Malini, DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Jonathan P. Piccini, Jack E. Ansell, Gregg C. Fonarow, Elaine M. Hylek, Peter R. Kowey, et al. “Association of frailty and cognitive impairment with benefits of oral anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation..” Am Heart J 211 (May 2019): 77–89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.01.005.

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30901602
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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, April 30, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2019.04.085.

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31079973
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Wu, Yangfeng, Shenshen Li, Anushka Patel, Xian Li, Xin Du, Tao Wu, Yifei Zhao, et al. “Effect of a Quality of Care Improvement Initiative in Patients With Acute Coronary Syndrome in Resource-Constrained Hospitals in China: A Randomized Clinical Trial..” Jama Cardiol, April 17, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.0897.

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30994898
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Cowper, Patricia A., J David Knight, Linda Davidson-Ray, Eric D. Peterson, Tracy Y. Wang, Daniel B. Mark, and Daniel B. TRANSLATE‐ACS Investigators. “Acute and 1-Year Hospitalization Costs for Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Results From the TRANSLATE-ACS Registry..” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 8 (April 16, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.011322.

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30975005
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Rozjabek, Heather M., Craig I. Coleman, Veronica Ashton, François Laliberté, Paul Oyefesobi, Dominique Lejeune, Guillaume Germain, et al. “Healthcare costs of stroke and major bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants..” J Med Econ, April 3, 2019, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1080/13696998.2019.1603156.

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30939954
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Bradley, Corey K., Tracy Y. Wang, Shuang Li, Jennifer G. Robinson, Veronique L. Roger, Anne C. Goldberg, Salim S. Virani, et al. “Patient-Reported Reasons for Declining or Discontinuing Statin Therapy: Insights From the PALM Registry..” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 7 (April 2, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.011765.

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30913959
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McHorney, Colleen A., Eric D. Peterson, Veronica Ashton, François Laliberté, Concetta Crivera, Guillaume Germain, Naveed Sheikh, Jeff Schein, and Patrick Lefebvre. “Modeling the impact of real-world adherence to once-daily (QD) versus twice-daily (BID) non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants on stroke and major bleeding events among non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients..” Current Medical Research and Opinion 35, no. 4 (April 2019): 653–60. https://doi.org/10.1080/03007995.2018.1530205.

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30265159
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Thourani, Vinod H., Sean M. O’Brien, John J. Kelly, David J. Cohen, Eric D. Peterson, Michael J. Mack, David M. Shahian, et al. “Development and Application of a Risk Prediction Model for In-Hospital Stroke After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Report From The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry..” The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 107, no. 4 (April 2019): 1097–1103. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2018.11.013.

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30529671
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