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

Gao, Yumin, Eric Peterson, and Neha Pagidipati. “Opportunities for improving use of evidence-based therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease..” Clin Cardiol 42, no. 11 (November 2019): 1063–70. https://doi.org/10.1002/clc.23252.

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31448852
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Greene, Stephen J., Adam D. DeVore, Shubin Sheng, Gregg C. Fonarow, Javed Butler, Robert M. Califf, Adrian F. Hernandez, et al. “Representativeness of a Heart Failure Trial by Race and Sex: Results From ASCEND-HF and GWTG-HF..” Jacc Heart Fail 7, no. 11 (November 2019): 980–92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jchf.2019.07.011.

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31606362
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Marquis-Gravel, Guillaume, Matthew T. Roe, Mintu P. Turakhia, William Boden, Robert Temple, Abhinav Sharma, Boaz Hirshberg, et al. “Technology-Enabled Clinical Trials: Transforming Medical Evidence Generation..” Circulation 140, no. 17 (October 22, 2019): 1426–36. https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.040798.

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31634011
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Rymer, Jennifer A., Anita Y. Chen, Laine Thomas, Gregg C. Fonarow, Eric D. Peterson, and Tracy Y. Wang. “Readmissions After Acute Myocardial Infarction: How Often Do Patients Return to the Discharging Hospital?.” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 19 (October 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.012059.

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31537135
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Xian, Ying, Ann Marie Navar, Shuang Li, Zhuokai Li, Jennifer Robinson, Salim S. Virani, Michael J. Louie, et al. “Intensity of Lipid Lowering With Statin Therapy in Patients With Cerebrovascular Disease Versus Coronary Artery Disease: Insights from the PALM Registry..” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 19 (October 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.013229.

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31554462
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Butt, Jawad H., Ang Li, Ying Xian, Eric D. Peterson, David Garcia, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Lars Køber, and Emil L. Fosbøl. “Direct oral anticoagulant- versus vitamin K antagonist-related gastrointestinal bleeding: Insights from a nationwide cohort..” Am Heart J 216 (October 2019): 117–24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.07.012.

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31425898
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Spyropoulos, Alex C., Veronica Ashton, Yen-Wen Chen, Bingcao Wu, and Eric D. Peterson. “Rivaroxaban versus warfarin treatment among morbidly obese patients with venous thromboembolism: Comparative effectiveness, safety, and costs..” Thromb Res 182 (October 2019): 159–66. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2019.08.021.

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31493618
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Nauck, Michael A., Darren K. McGuire, Karen S. Pieper, Yuliya Lokhnygina, Timo E. Strandberg, Axel Riefflin, Tuncay Delibasi, et al. “Sitagliptin does not reduce the risk of cardiovascular death or hospitalization for heart failure following myocardial infarction in patients with diabetes: observations from TECOS..” Cardiovasc Diabetol 18, no. 1 (September 3, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12933-019-0921-2.

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31481069
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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 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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Nanna, Michael G., Ann Marie Navar, Daniel Wojdyla, and Eric D. Peterson. “The Association Between Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol and Incident Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease in Older Adults: Results From the National Institutes of Health Pooled Cohorts..” J Am Geriatr Soc, August 14, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16123.

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31411740
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