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

Patel, Manesh R., and Eric D. Peterson. “Clopidogrel dosing in overweight patients: does one size fit all?.” J Invasive Cardiol 16, no. 4 (April 2004): 175–76.

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15152139
Scholars@Duke

Welke, Karl F., T Bruce Ferguson, Laura P. Coombs, Rachel S. Dokholyan, Cindy J. Murray, Mary A. Schrader, and Eric D. Peterson. “Validity of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Adult Cardiac Surgery Database..” Ann Thorac Surg 77, no. 4 (April 2004): 1137–39. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.07.030.

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15063217
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Coplan, Neil L. “Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors and the guidelines for treatment of non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction..” J Am Coll Cardiol 43, no. 5 (March 3, 2004): 926–27. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2003.12.009.

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14998642
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Guller, Ulrich, Kevin J. Anstrom, William L. Holman, Richard M. Allman, Monique Sansom, and Eric D. Peterson. “Outcomes of early extubation after bypass surgery in the elderly..” Ann Thorac Surg 77, no. 3 (March 2004): 781–88. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.athoracsur.2003.09.059.

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14992871
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Alexander, John H., Eric D. Peterson, Anita Y. Chen, Tina M. Harding, David B. Adams, and Joseph A. Kisslo. “Feasibility of point-of-care echocardiography by internal medicine house staff..” Am Heart J 147, no. 3 (March 2004): 476–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2003.10.010.

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14999197
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Ryan, Jason W., Eric D. Peterson, Anita Chen, Matthew T. Roe, E. Magnus Ohman, Christopher P. Cannon, Peter B. Berger, et al. “1097-94 Early versus delayed intervention in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: A natural experiment from the CRUSADE initiative.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A276–A276. Elsevier BV, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(04)91173-4.

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Calvin, James E., Matthew T. Roe, Anita Chen, Gerard X. Brogan, Elizabeth R. DeLong, W Brian Gibler, E. Magnus Ohman, Dan Fintel, Sidney C. Smith, and Eric D. Peterson. “1135-72 Higher mortality and less evidence-based therapies among medicaid-insured patients with high-risk acute coronary syndromes: Results from CRUSADE.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A413–A413. Elsevier BV, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(04)91745-7.

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Newby, L Kristin, Eric D. Peterson, Anita Chen, Robert A. Harrington, Charles V. Pollack, James W. Hoekstra, Robert H. Christenson, et al. “884-3 Clinical implications of discordant creatine kinase-MB and troponin results in patients with acute coronary syndromes.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A306–A306. Elsevier BV, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(04)91295-8.

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Blomkalns, Andra L., L Kristin Newby, Anita Chen, Eric D. Peterson, Kelly Trynosky, Deborah Diercks, William E. Boden, et al. “869-4 Sex disparities in the treatment of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes.” In Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 43:A304–A304. Elsevier BV, 2004. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(04)91286-7.

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