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

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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32571756
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Haydar, Ali, Kevin Bryan Lo, Abhinav Goyal, Fahad Gul, Eric Peterson, Ruchika Bhargav, Robert DeJoy, et al. “Palliative Care Utilization Among Patients With COVID-19 in an Underserved Population: A Single-Center Retrospective Study.” J Pain Symptom Manage 60, no. 2 (August 2020): e18–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpainsymman.2020.05.022.

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32454186
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Nanna, Michael G., and Eric D. Peterson. “Racial Differences in Long-Term Cardiovascular Outcomes: The Need to Move From Description to Action.” Jacc Cardiovasc Interv 13, no. 13 (July 13, 2020): 1596–98. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcin.2020.05.043.

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32646702
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Sambola, Antonia, Pau Rello, Toni Soriano, Deepak L. Bhatt, Vinay Pasupuleti, Christopher P. Cannon, C Michael Gibson, et al. “Safety and efficacy of drug eluting stents vs bare metal stents in patients with atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis.” Thromb Res 195 (July 9, 2020): 128–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.thromres.2020.07.010.

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32688097
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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 133, no. 7 (July 2020): e369–70. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2019.12.050.

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Lowenstern, Angela, Shuang Li, Salim S. Virani, Ann Marie Navar, Zhuokai Li, Jennifer G. Robinson, Veronique L. Roger, et al. “Beliefs, risk perceptions, and lipid management among patients with and without diabetes: Results from the PALM registry.” Am Heart J 225 (July 2020): 88–96. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.04.018.

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Armstrong, Sarah C., McAllister Windom, Nathan A. Bihlmeyer, Jennifer S. Li, Svati H. Shah, Mary Story, Nancy Zucker, et al. “Rationale and design of "Hearts & Parks": study protocol for a pragmatic randomized clinical trial of an integrated clinic-community intervention to treat pediatric obesity.” Bmc Pediatr 20, no. 1 (June 26, 2020): 308. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12887-020-02190-x.

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32590958
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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 (June 20, 2020): 47–55. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.06.011.

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Shen, Lan, Ying Xian, Anita Y. Chen, Laine Thomas, Matthew T. Roe, Eric D. Peterson, and Ben He. “Effect of intervention timing on one-year mortality in elderly non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients.” Coron Artery Dis, June 16, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1097/MCA.0000000000000916.

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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 125, no. 11 (June 1, 2020): 1655–60. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2020.02.038.

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