Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 2400 Pratt St Ste 7009, Durham, NC 27705
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

Lowenstern, A, Navar, AM, Li, S, Virani, SS, Goldberg, AC, Louie, MJ, Lee, LV, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Association of Clinician Knowledge and Statin Beliefs With Statin Therapy Use and Lipid Levels (A Survey of US Practice in the PALM Registry).(Accepted)" The American Journal of Cardiology 123, no. 7 (April 2019): 1011-1018.

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30660354
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Friedman, DJ, Gaca, JG, Wang, T, Malaisrie, SC, Holmes, DR, Piccini, JP, Suri, RM, Mack, MJ, Badhwar, V, Jacobs, JP, Peterson, ED, Chow, S-C, and Matthew Brennan, J. "Use of left atrial appendage occlusion among older cardiac surgery patients with preoperative atrial fibrillation: a national cohort study." Journal of Interventional Cardiac Electrophysiology : an International Journal of Arrhythmias and Pacing (February 2, 2019).

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30712076
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Korjian, S, Daaboul, Y, Laliberté, F, Zhao, Q, Mehran, R, Bode, C, Halperin, J, Verheugt, FWA, Lip, GYH, Cohen, M, Peterson, ED, Fox, KAA, Gibson, CM, Pinto, DS, and PIONEER AF-PCI Investigators, . "Cost Implications of Anticoagulation Strategies After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (A PIONEER-AF PCI Analysis)." The American Journal of Cardiology 123, no. 3 (February 2019): 355-360.

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30502047
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Doll, JA, Hellkamp, AS, Thomas, L, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, E, and Wang, TY. "The association of pre- and posthospital medication adherence in myocardial infarction patients." American Heart Journal 208 (February 2019): 74-80.

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30580129
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Greenberg, B, Peterson, ED, Berger, JS, Laliberté, F, Zhao, Q, Germain, G, Lejeune, D, Wu, JW, Lefebvre, P, and Fonarow, GC. "Ejection fraction, B-type natriuretic peptide and risk of stroke and acute myocardial infarction among patients with heart failure." Clinical Cardiology 42, no. 2 (February 2019): 277-284.

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30578576
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Kerneis, M, Yee, MK, Mehran, R, Nafee, T, Bode, C, Halperin, JL, Peterson, ED, Verheugt, FWA, Wildgoose, P, van Eickels, M, Lip, GYH, Cohen, M, Fox, KAA, and Gibson, CM. "Association of International Normalized Ratio Stability and Bleeding Outcomes Among Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention." Circulation. Cardiovascular Interventions 12, no. 2 (February 2019): e007124-null.

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30704287
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Peterson, E, and Greenland, P. "A New Personalized, Patient-Centric, and Cost-Conscious Guideline for Contemporary Cholesterol Management." Jama Journal of the American Medical Association (January 1, 2019).

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O'Brien, EC, Holmes, DN, Thomas, L, Singer, DE, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Kowey, PR, Hylek, EM, Pokorney, SD, Ansell, JE, Pencina, MJ, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and ORBIT-AF Patients & Investigators, . "Incremental prognostic value of renal function for stroke prediction in atrial fibrillation." International Journal of Cardiology 274 (January 2019): 152-157.

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30144994
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Machline-Carrion, MJ, Santucci, EV, Damiani, LP, Bahit, C, Málaga, G, Pontes-Neto, OM, Martins, SCO, Zétola, VF, Normilio-Silva, K, de Freitas, GR, Gorgulho, A, De Salles, A, da Silva, BGP, Santos, JY, de Andrade Jesuíno, I, Bueno, PRT, Cavalcanti, AB, Guimarães, HP, Xian, Y, Bettger, JP, Lopes, RD, Peterson, ED, and Berwanger, O. "An international cluster-randomized quality improvement trial to increase the adherence to evidence-based therapies for acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack patients: Rationale and design of the BRIDGE STROKE Trial." American Heart Journal 207 (January 2019): 49-57.

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30415083
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Menon, BK, Xu, H, Cox, M, Saver, JL, Goyal, M, Peterson, E, Xian, Y, Matsuoka, R, Jehan, R, Yavagal, D, Gupta, R, Mehta, B, Bhatt, DL, Fonarow, GC, Schwamm, LH, and Smith, EE. "Components and Trends in Door to Treatment Times for Endovascular Therapy in Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Hospitals." Circulation 139, no. 2 (January 2019): 169-179.

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30586703
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