Eric David Peterson, MD

Professor of Medicine
Fred Cobb, M.D. Professor of Medicine
Director, Duke Clinical Research Institute
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 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) Coordinating Center for its Outcome Research Network, and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Cardiovascular Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs). 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 participates on multiple national committees, as well as CV 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).

In 2013, Dr Peterson received the American Heart Association Meritorious Achievement Award and was voted one of world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. This year, he was 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 800 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

Bridges, CR, Edwards, FH, Peterson, ED, and Coombs, LP. "The effect of race on coronary bypass operative mortality." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 6 (November 2000): 1870-1876.

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11092658
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Cowper, PA, and Peterson, ED. "Extending the useful life of clinical trials." Am Heart J 140, no. 4 (October 2000): 552-553. (Review)

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11011326
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Cantor, WJ, Peterson, ED, Popma, JJ, Zidar, JP, Sketch, MH, Tcheng, JE, and Ohman, EM. "Provisional stenting strategies: systematic overview and implications for clinical decision-making." J Am Coll Cardiol 36, no. 4 (October 2000): 1142-1151. (Review)

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11028463
Scholars@Duke

Batchelor, WB, Anstrom, KJ, Muhlbaier, LH, Grosswald, R, Weintraub, WS, O'Neill, WW, and Peterson, ED. "Contemporary outcome trends in the elderly undergoing percutaneous coronary interventions: results in 7,472 octogenarians. National Cardiovascular Network Collaboration." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 36, no. 3 (September 2000): 723-730.

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10987591
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East, MA, and Peterson, ED. "Understanding racial differences in cardiovascular care and outcomes: issues for the new millennium." Am Heart J 139, no. 5 (May 2000): 764-766.

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10783206
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"Measuring and Improving Quality of Care : A Report From the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Assessment of Healthcare Quality in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke." Stroke 31, no. 4 (April 1, 2000): 1002-1012.

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"Measuring and improving quality of care: a report from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology First Scientific Forum on Assessment of Healthcare Quality in Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke." Circulation 101, no. 12 (March 2000): 1483-1493.

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10736296
Scholars@Duke

Alexander, KP, Anstrom, KJ, Muhlbaier, LH, Grosswald, RD, Smith, PK, Jones, RH, and Peterson, ED. or = 80 years: results from the National Cardiovascular Network." J Am Coll Cardiol 35, no. 3 (March 1, 2000): 731-738.

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10716477
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Newby, LK, Eisenstein, EL, Califf, RM, Thompson, TD, Nelson, CL, Peterson, ED, Armstrong, PW, Van de Werf, F, White, HD, Topol, EJ, and Mark, DB. "Cost effectiveness of early discharge after uncomplicated acute myocardial infarction." The New England Journal of Medicine 342, no. 11 (March 2000): 749-755.

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10717009
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Eisenstein, EL, Peterson, ED, Jollis, JG, Tardiff, BE, Califf, RM, Knight, JD, and Mark, DB. "Evaluating the potential 'economic attractiveness' of new therapies in patients with non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome." Pharmacoeconomics 17, no. 3 (March 2000): 263-272.

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10947301
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