Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
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 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) Coordinating Center for its Outcome Research Network, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Cardiovascular Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs). 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 participates on multiple national committees, as well as CV 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).

In 2013, Dr Peterson received the American Heart Association Meritorious Achievement Award and was voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. This year, he was 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 800 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

Ibrahim, H, Sharma, PK, Cohen, DJ, Fonarow, GC, Kaltenbach, LA, Effron, MB, Zettler, ME, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Multivessel Versus Culprit Vessel-Only Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the TRANSLATE-ACS Observational Study." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 10 (October 5, 2017).

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28982673
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Xian, Y, Thomas, L, Liang, L, Federspiel, JJ, Webb, LE, Bushnell, CD, Duncan, PW, Schwamm, LH, Stein, J, Fonarow, GC, Hoenig, H, Montalvo, C, George, MG, Lutz, BJ, Peterson, ED, and Bettger, JP. "Unexplained Variation for Hospitals' Use of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facilities After an Acute Ischemic Stroke." Stroke 48, no. 10 (October 2017): 2836-2842.

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28830975
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Williams, JB, Peterson, ED, Albrecht, ÁS, Li, S, Hirji, SA, Ferguson, T, Smith, PK, and Lopes, RD. "Glycemic control in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Clinical features, predictors, and outcomes." Journal of critical care (September 9, 2017).

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28935429
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Pagidipati, NJ, Navar, AM, Pieper, KS, Green, JB, Bethel, MA, Armstrong, PW, Josse, RG, McGuire, DK, Lokhnygina, Y, Cornel, JH, Halvorsen, S, Strandberg, TE, Delibasi, T, Holman, RR, Peterson, ED, and TECOS Study Group, . "Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: International Insights From the TECOS Trial (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sitagliptin)." Circulation 136, no. 13 (September 2017): 1193-1203.

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28626088
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Pagidipati, NJ, Hellkamp, A, Thomas, L, Gulati, M, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Use of Prescription Smoking Cessation Medications After Myocardial Infarction Among Older Patients in Community Practice." JAMA cardiology 2, no. 9 (September 2017): 1040-1042.

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28724116
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Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB, Shrader, P, Thomas, L, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Singer, DE, Hylek, EM, Go, AS, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Fonarow, GC. "Care Patterns and Outcomes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With and Without Diabetes: ORBIT-AF Registry." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, no. 11 (September 2017): 1325-1335.

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28882229
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McHorney, CA, Ashton, V, Laliberté, F, Germain, G, Wynant, W, Crivera, C, Schein, JR, Lefebvre, P, and Peterson, ED. "Adherence to Rivaroxaban Compared with Other Oral Anticoagulant Agents Among Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 23, no. 9 (September 2017): 980-988.

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28854075
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Sniderman, AD, and Peterson, ED. "Genetic Studies Help Clarify the Complexities of Lipid Biology and Treatment." JAMA 318, no. 10 (September 2017): 915-917.

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28846117
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Peterson, ED, and Navar, AM. ""Sticky" Issues for Adherence in Secondary Prevention." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, no. 13 (September 2017): 1555-1557.

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28935031
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Crowley, MJ, Al-Khatib, SM, Wang, TY, Khazanie, P, Kressin, NR, Krumholz, HM, Kiefe, CI, Wells, BL, O'Brien, SM, Peterson, ED, and Sanders, GD. "How well does early-career investigators' cardiovascular outcomes research training align with funded outcomes research?." American Heart Journal (September 2017).

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