Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. 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

Allen, Keith B., Robert D. Dowling, and Wayne Richenbacher. “From controlled trials to clinical practice: monitoring transmyocardial revascularization use and outcomes..” J Am Coll Cardiol 43, no. 12 (June 16, 2004): 2364–65. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2004.03.028.

PMID
15193709
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Peterson, Eric D., John W. Hirshfeld, T Bruce Ferguson, Judith M. Kramer, Robert M. Califf, and Larry G. Kessler. “Part II: Sealing holes in the safety net..” Am Heart J 147, no. 6 (June 2004): 985–90. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2004.03.002.

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15199344
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Faxon, David P., Lee H. Schwamm, Richard C. Pasternak, Eric D. Peterson, Barbara Joyce McNeil, Vincent Bufalino, Clyde W. Yancy, et al. “Improving quality of care through disease management: principles and recommendations from the American Heart Association's Expert Panel on Disease Management..” Stroke 35, no. 6 (June 2004): 1527–30. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.STR.0000128373.90851.7B.

PMID
15166404
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Faxon, David P., Lee H. Schwamm, Richard C. Pasternak, Eric D. Peterson, Barbara Joyce McNeil, Vincent Bufalino, Clyde W. Yancy, et al. “Improving quality of care through disease management: principles and recommendations from the American Heart Association's Expert Panel on Disease Management..” Circulation 109, no. 21 (June 1, 2004): 2651–54. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.CIR.0000128373.90851.7B.

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15173048
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Ho, P Michael, Frederick A. Masoudi, Eric D. Peterson, Gary K. Grunwald, Anne E. Sales, Karl E. Hammermeister, and John S. Rumsfeld. “Cardiology management improves secondary prevention measures among patients with coronary artery disease..” J Am Coll Cardiol 43, no. 9 (May 5, 2004): 1517–23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2003.12.037.

PMID
15120805
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Mariotto, A., and E. D. Peterson. “Hospital Volume and Quality [6] (multiple letters).” Journal of the American Medical Association 291, no. 17 (May 5, 2004).

Scholars@Duke

Prescott, L. M., W. S. Weintraub, C. P. Cannon, E. D. Peterson, R. M. Vicari, J. L. Halperin, M. K. Ito, A. DiLenarda, and T. DeMarco. “Highlights of the 53rd Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology.” P and T 29, no. 5 (May 1, 2004): 315–18.

Scholars@Duke

Guller, Ulrich, Nitin Jain, Eric D. Peterson, Lawrence H. Muhlbaier, Steve Eubanks, and Ricardo Pietrobon. “Laparoscopic appendectomy in the elderly..” Surgery 135, no. 5 (May 2004): 479–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.surg.2003.12.007.

PMID
15118584
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Aghababian, Richard V. “Building evidence for early initiation of clopidogrel loading in non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: going past the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines..” Ann Emerg Med 43, no. 5 (May 2004): 666–68.

PMID
15259150
Scholars@Duke

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