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

Prescott, LM, Weintraub, WS, Cannon, CP, Peterson, ED, Vicari, RM, Halperin, JL, Ito, MK, DiLenarda, A, and DeMarco, T. "Highlights of the 53rd Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology." P and T 29, no. 5 (May 1, 2004): 315-318.

Scholars@Duke

Ho, PM, Masoudi, FA, Peterson, ED, Grunwald, GK, Sales, AE, Hammermeister, KE, and Rumsfeld, JS. "Cardiology management improves secondary prevention measures among patients with coronary artery disease." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 43, no. 9 (May 2004): 1517-1523.

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15120805
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Guller, U, Jain, N, Peterson, ED, Muhlbaier, LH, Eubanks, S, and Pietrobon, R. "Laparoscopic appendectomy in the elderly." Surgery 135, no. 5 (May 2004): 479-488.

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15118584
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Aghababian, RV. "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." Annals of Emergency Medicine 43, no. 5 (May 2004): 666-668. (Letter)

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15259150
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Patel, MR, and Peterson, ED. "Clopidogrel dosing in overweight patients: does one size fit all?." The Journal of Invasive Cardiology 16, no. 4 (April 2004): 175-176.

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15152139
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Welke, KF, Ferguson, TB, Coombs, LP, Dokholyan, RS, Murray, CJ, Schrader, MA, and Peterson, ED. "Validity of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 77, no. 4 (April 2004): 1137-1139.

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15063217
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Peterson, ED, and Mark, DB. "Off-pump bypass surgery--ready for the big dance?." Jama 291, no. 15 (April 2004): 1897-1899.

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15100210
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Blomkalns, AL, Newby, LK, Chen, A, Peterson, ED, Trynosky, K, Diercks, D, Boden, WE, Roe, MT, Ohman, EM, Gibler, WB, and Hochman, JS. "869-4 Sex disparities in the treatment of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.": Elsevier BV, March 2004.

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Peterson, ED, Roe, MT, Lytle, BL, Kristin Newby, L, Fraulo, ES, Gibler, WB, and Ohman, EM. "1077-71 The association between care and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome: National results from CRUSADE.": Elsevier BV, March 2004.

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Roe, MT, Boden, WE, Chen, A, Calvin, JE, Smith, SC, Ohman, E, Gibler, W, Pollack, CV, Brindis, RG, Califf, RM, and Peterson, ED. "1001-2 Is the “hub-and-spoke” model working? Patterns of transfer for high-risk acute coronary syndromes patients from community hospitals without revascularization capacity." March 2004.

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