Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Distinguished 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

Kelly, Jacob P., Adam D. DeVore, JingJing Wu, Bradley G. Hammill, Abhinav Sharma, Lauren B. Cooper, G Michael Felker, et al. “Rhythm Control Versus Rate Control in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection Fraction: Insights From Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure..” J Am Heart Assoc 8, no. 24 (December 17, 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.118.011560.

PMID
31818219
Full Text

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 67, no. 12 (December 2019): 2560–67. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16123.

PMID
31411740
Full Text

Freeman, James V., Peter Shrader, Karen S. Pieper, Larry A. Allen, Paul S. Chan, Gregg C. Fonarow, Bernard J. Gersh, et al. “Outcomes and Anticoagulation Use After Catheter Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation..” Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 12, no. 12 (December 2019). https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCEP.119.007612.

PMID
31830822
Full Text

Fanaroff, Alexander C., Eric D. Peterson, Lisa A. Kaltenbach, Christopher P. Cannon, Niteesh K. Choudhry, Timothy D. Henry, Kevin J. Anstrom, et al. “Association of a P2Y12 Inhibitor Copayment Reduction Intervention With Persistence and Adherence With Other Secondary Prevention Medications: A Post Hoc Analysis of the ARTEMIS Cluster-Randomized Clinical Trial..” Jama Cardiol, November 13, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamacardio.2019.4408.

PMID
31721978
Full Text

De Ferrari, Gaetano M., Susanna R. Stevens, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Sergio Leonardi, Paul W. Armstrong, Jennifer B. Green, Malgorzata Wamil, Rury R. Holman, Eric D. Peterson, and Eric D. TECOS Study Group. “Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol treatment and outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease: Insights from TECOS..” Am Heart J 220 (November 13, 2019): 82–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.11.005.

PMID
31790905
Full Text

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, November 11, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1002/ccd.28535.

PMID
31713326
Full Text

Thomas, Kevin L., Lonnie T. Sullivan, Sana M. Al-Khatib, Nancy Allen LaPointe, Sam Sears, Andrzej S. Kosinski, Larry R. Jackson, Valentina Kutyifa, and Eric D. Peterson. “Videos to reduce racial disparities in ICD therapy Via Innovative Designs (VIVID) trial: Rational, design and methodology..” Am Heart J 220 (November 11, 2019): 59–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2019.10.011.

PMID
31785550
Full Text

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.

PMID
31448852
Full Text

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.

PMID
31606362
Full Text

Pages