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

Friedman, Daniel J., Jeffrey G. Gaca, Tongrong Wang, S Chris Malaisrie, David R. Holmes, Jonathan P. Piccini, Rakesh M. Suri, et al. “Use of left atrial appendage occlusion among older cardiac surgery patients with preoperative atrial fibrillation: a national cohort study.” J Interv Card Electrophysiol 57, no. 3 (April 2020): 399–407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10840-019-00519-w.

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30712076
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Pokorney, Sean D., Eric Black-Maier, Anne S. Hellkamp, Daniel J. Friedman, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Christopher B. Granger, Laine Thomas, Eric D. Peterson, and Jonathan P. Piccini. “Oral Anticoagulation and Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and End-Stage Renal Disease.” J Am Coll Cardiol 75, no. 11 (March 24, 2020): 1299–1308. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2020.01.019.

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32192656
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Fanaroff, Alexander C., Anita Y. Chen, Sean van Diepen, Eric D. Peterson, and Tracy Y. Wang. “Association Between Intensive Care Unit Usage and Long-Term Medication Adherence, Mortality, and Readmission Among Initially Stable Patients With Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 6 (March 17, 2020): e015179. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.015179.

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32174210
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Fudim, Marat, Jacob P. Kelly, Todd J. Brophy, Adam D. DeVore, Bradley G. Hammill, Eric D. Peterson, Bertram Pitt, Clyde Yancy, Gregg C. Fonarow, and Adrian F. Hernandez. “Trends in Treatment for Patients Hospitalized with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Before and After Treatment of Preserved Cardiac Function Heart Failure With an Aldosterone Antagonist (TOPCAT).” Am J Cardiol, March 14, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.02.038.

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32273054
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Fanaroff, Alexander C., Eric D. Peterson, Lisa A. Kaltenbach, Christopher P. Cannon, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Timothy D. Henry, Kevin J. Anstrom, et al. “Agreement and Accuracy of Medication Persistence Identified by Patient Self-report vs Pharmacy Fill: A Secondary Analysis of the Cluster Randomized ARTEMIS Trial.” Jama Cardiol, March 4, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2020.0125.

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32129795
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Inohara, Taku, Li Liang, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Eric E. Smith, Lee H. Schwamm, Adrian F. Hernandez, Deepak L. Bhatt, Gregg C. Fonarow, Eric D. Peterson, and Ying Xian. “Thrombolytic therapy in older acute ischemic stroke patients with gastrointestinal malignancy or recent bleeding.” Eur Stroke J 5, no. 1 (March 2020): 47–55. https://doi.org/10.1177/2396987319871784.

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32232169
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Inohara, Taku, DaJuanicia N. Holmes, Karen Pieper, Rosalia G. Blanco, Larry A. Allen, Gregg C. Fonarow, Bernard J. Gersh, et al. “Decline in renal function and oral anticoagulation dose reduction among patients with atrial fibrillation.” Heart 106, no. 5 (March 2020): 358–64. https://doi.org/10.1136/heartjnl-2019-315792.

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31911503
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Krishnaswami, Ashok, Eric D. Peterson, Dae Hyun Kim, Parag Goyal, and Michael W. Rich. “Efficacy and Safety of Intensive Blood Pressure Therapy Using Restricted Mean Survival Time-Insights from the SPRINT Trial.” Am J Med, February 13, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.12.050.

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32061731
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Farmer, Heather R., Linda A. Wray, Ying Xian, Hanzhang Xu, Neha Pagidipati, Eric D. Peterson, and Matthew E. Dupre. “Racial Differences in Elevated C-Reactive Protein Among US Older Adults.” J Am Geriatr Soc 68, no. 2 (February 2020): 362–69. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16187.

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31633808
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