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

Coplan, NL. "Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors and the guidelines for treatment of non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 43, no. 5 (March 2004): 926-927. (Letter)

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14998642
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Ryan, JW, Peterson, ED, Chen, A, Roe, MT, Magnus Ohman, E, Cannon, CP, Berger, PB, Saucedo, JF, DeLong, ER, Pollack, CV, and Cohen, DJ. "1097-94 Early versus delayed intervention in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes: A natural experiment from the CRUSADE initiative.": Elsevier BV, March 2004.

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Calvin, JE, Roe, MT, Chen, A, Brogan, GX, DeLong, ER, Gibler, WB, Magnus Ohman, E, Fintel, D, Smith, SC, and Peterson, ED. "1135-72 Higher mortality and less evidence-based therapies among medicaid-insured patients with high-risk acute coronary syndromes: Results from CRUSADE.": Elsevier BV, March 2004.

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Newby, LK, Peterson, ED, Chen, A, Harrington, RA, Pollack, CV, Hoekstra, JW, Christenson, RH, Jesse, RL, Gibler, WB, Ohman, EM, and Roe, MT. "884-3 Clinical implications of discordant creatine kinase-MB and troponin results in patients with acute coronary syndromes.": Elsevier BV, March 2004.

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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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Yager, JEE, and Peterson, ED. "Cardiac surgery in octogenarians: have we gone too far...or not far enough?." American Heart Journal 147, no. 2 (February 2004): 187-189.

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14760308
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Ferguson, TB, Peterson, E, Coombs, L, Lindenauer, PK, and Arah, OA. "Continuous quality improvement increases use of process measures in hospitals performing coronary artery bypass surgery." Evidence Based Healthcare 8, no. 1 (January 1, 2004): 1-3.

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Holman, WL, Sansom, M, Kiefe, CI, Peterson, ED, Hubbard, SG, Delong, JF, and Allman, RM. "Alabama coronary artery bypass grafting project: results from phase II of a statewide quality improvement initiative." Annals of Surgery 239, no. 1 (January 2004): 99-109.

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14685107
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Peterson, ED, Lytle, BL, Biswas, MS, and Coombs, L. "Willingness to participate in cardiac trials." The American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology 13, no. 1 (January 2004): 11-15.

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14724396
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