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

Wang, TY, Kaltenbach, LA, Cannon, CP, Fonarow, GC, Choudhry, NK, Henry, TD, Cohen, DJ, Bhandary, D, Khan, ND, Anstrom, KJ, and Peterson, ED. "Effect of Medication Co-payment Vouchers on P2Y12 Inhibitor Use and Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events Among Patients With Myocardial Infarction: The ARTEMIS Randomized Clinical Trial." Jama 321, no. 1 (January 2019): 44-55.

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Feng, L. "Reply." American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 220, no. 1 (January 2019): 126-null. (Letter)

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Pagidipati, NJ, Mudrick, DW, Chiswell, K, Brucker, A, Peterson, ED, and Douglas, PS. "Sex differences in long-term outcomes of patients across the spectrum of coronary artery disease." American Heart Journal 206 (December 2018): 51-60.

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Inohara, T, Manandhar, P, Kosinski, AS, Matsouaka, RA, Kohsaka, S, Mentz, RJ, Thourani, VH, Carroll, JD, Kirtane, AJ, Bavaria, JE, Cohen, DJ, Kiefer, TL, Gaca, JG, Kapadia, SR, Peterson, ED, and Vemulapalli, S. "Association of Renin-Angiotensin Inhibitor Treatment With Mortality and Heart Failure Readmission in Patients With Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement." Jama 320, no. 21 (December 2018): 2231-2241.

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Afilalo, J, Sharma, A, Zhang, S, Brennan, JM, Edwards, FH, Mack, MJ, McClurken, JB, Cleveland, JC, Smith, PK, Shahian, DM, Peterson, ED, and Alexander, KP. "Gait Speed and 1-Year Mortality Following Cardiac Surgery: A Landmark Analysis From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons Adult Cardiac Surgery Database." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 23 (December 2018): e010139-null.

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Wang, Y, Li, Z, Zhao, X, Liu, L, Wang, C, Wang, C, Peterson, ED, Schwamm, LH, Fonarow, GC, Smith, SC, Bettger, J, Wang, D, Li, H, Xian, Y, and Wang, Y. "Evidence-Based Performance Measures and Outcomes in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11, no. 12 (December 2018): e001968-null.

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Essien, UR, Holmes, DN, Jackson, LR, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Reiffel, JA, Steinberg, BA, Allen, LA, Chan, PS, Freeman, JV, Blanco, RG, Pieper, KS, Piccini, JP, Peterson, ED, and Singer, DE. "Association of Race/Ethnicity With Oral Anticoagulant Use in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Findings From the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II." Jama Cardiology (November 28, 2018).

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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 (November 15, 2018): 74-80.

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Navar, AM, Wang, TY, Mi, X, Robinson, JG, Virani, SS, Roger, VL, Wilson, PWF, Goldberg, AC, and Peterson, ED. "Influence of Cardiovascular Risk Communication Tools and Presentation Formats on Patient Perceptions and Preferences." Jama Cardiology (November 7, 2018).

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Durheim, MT, Holmes, DN, Blanco, RG, Allen, LA, Chan, PS, Freeman, JV, Fonarow, GC, Go, AS, Hylek, EM, Mahaffey, KW, Pokorney, SD, Reiffel, JA, Singer, DE, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Characteristics and outcomes of adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and atrial fibrillation." Heart (British Cardiac Society) 104, no. 22 (November 2018): 1850-1858.

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