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

Fesmire, Francis M., Eric D. Peterson, Matthew T. Roe, and James F. Wojcik. “Early use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in the ED treatment of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: a local quality improvement initiative..” The American Journal of Emergency Medicine 21, no. 4 (July 2003): 302–8. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-6757(03)00027-5.

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12898487
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Peterson, Eric D., Charles V. Pollack, Matthew T. Roe, Lori S. Parsons, Katherine A. Littrell, John G. Canto, Hal V. Barron, and Hal V. National Registry of Myocardial Infarction (NRMI) 4 Investigators. “Early use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors in non-ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction: observations from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 4..” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 42, no. 1 (July 2003): 45–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(03)00514-x.

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12849658
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Shroyer, A Laurie W., Laura P. Coombs, Eric D. Peterson, Mary C. Eiken, Elizabeth R. DeLong, Anita Chen, T Bruce Ferguson, Frederick L. Grover, Fred H. Edwards, and Fred H. Society of Thoracic Surgeons. “The Society of Thoracic Surgeons: 30-day operative mortality and morbidity risk models..” The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 75, no. 6 (June 2003): 1856–64. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0003-4975(03)00179-6.

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12822628
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Rao, Sunil V., Padma Kaul, L Kristin Newby, A Michael Lincoff, Judith Hochman, Robert A. Harrington, Daniel B. Mark, and Eric D. Peterson. “Poverty, process of care, and outcome in acute coronary syndromes..” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 41, no. 11 (June 2003): 1948–54. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(03)00402-9.

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12798563
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Spertus, John A., Martha J. Radford, Nathan R. Every, Edward F. Ellerbeck, Eric D. Peterson, Harlan M. Krumholz, and Harlan M. Acute Myocardial Infarction Working Group of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. “Challenges and opportunities in quantifying the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: summary from the Acute Myocardial Infarction Working Group of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke..” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 41, no. 9 (May 2003): 1653–63. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0735-1097(03)00415-7.

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12742310
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Spertus, John A., Martha J. Radford, Nathan R. Every, Edward F. Ellerbeck, Eric D. Peterson, Harlan M. Krumholz, Harlan M. Acute Myocardial Infarction Working Group of the American Heart Association, and Harlan M. American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. “Challenges and opportunities in quantifying the quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: summary from the Acute Myocardial Infarction Working Group of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Quality of Care and Outcomes Research in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke..” Circulation 107, no. 12 (April 2003): 1681–91. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.cir.0000062026.90014.63.

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12668506
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McGuire, Darren K., Kevin J. Anstrom, and Eric D. Peterson. “Influence of the Angioplasty Revascularization Investigation National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Diabetic Clinical Alert on practice patterns: results from the National Cardiovascular Network Database..” Circulation 107, no. 14 (April 2003): 1864–70. https://doi.org/10.1161/01.cir.0000064901.21619.01.

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12668513
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Shah, S. H., K. P. Alexander, and E. D. Peterson. “PCI in women.” Cardiology Review 20, no. 3 (March 1, 2003): 24–29.

Scholars@Duke

Alexander, Karen P., and Eric D. Peterson. “Evidence-based care for all patients..” The American Journal of Medicine 114, no. 4 (March 2003): 333–35. https://doi.org/10.1016/s0002-9343(03)00069-x.

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12681466
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