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

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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Rebeiz, Abdallah G., Matthew T. Roe, John H. Alexander, Kenneth W. Mahaffey, Christopher B. Granger, Eric D. Peterson, Robert M. Califf, and Robert A. Harrington. “Integrating antithrombin and antiplatelet therapies with early invasive management for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes..” Am J Med 116, no. 2 (January 15, 2004): 119–29.

PMID
14715326
Scholars@Duke

Peterson, Eric D., Laura P. Coombs, Elizabeth R. DeLong, Constance K. Haan, and T Bruce Ferguson. “Procedural volume as a marker of quality for CABG surgery..” Jama 291, no. 2 (January 14, 2004): 195–201. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.291.2.195.

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14722145
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Ferguson, T. B., E. Peterson, L. Coombs, P. K. Lindenauer, and O. A. Arah. “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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ehbc.2003.12.001.

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Holman, William L., Monique Sansom, Catarina I. Kiefe, Eric D. Peterson, Steve G. Hubbard, James F. Delong, and Richard M. Allman. “Alabama coronary artery bypass grafting project: results from phase II of a statewide quality improvement initiative..” Ann Surg 239, no. 1 (January 2004): 99–109. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.sla.0000103065.17661.8f.

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14685107
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Peterson, Eric D., Barbara L. Lytle, Mimi S. Biswas, and Laura Coombs. “Willingness to participate in cardiac trials..” Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13, no. 1 (January 2004): 11–15.

PMID
14724396
Scholars@Duke

Guller, Ulrich, Sheleika Hervey, Harriett Purves, Lawrence H. Muhlbaier, Eric D. Peterson, Steve Eubanks, and Ricardo Pietrobon. “Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: outcomes comparison based on a large administrative database..” Ann Surg 239, no. 1 (January 2004): 43–52. https://doi.org/10.1097/01.sla.0000103071.35986.c1.

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14685099
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Bastani, Aveh, and Brian J. O’Neil. “The lack of science behind the standard of care..” Ann Emerg Med 42, no. 6 (December 2003): 847–48.

PMID
14669777
Scholars@Duke

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