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

Pasquali, SK, Alexander, KP, Coombs, LP, Lytle, BL, and Peterson, ED. "Effect of cardiac rehabilitation on functional outcomes after coronary revascularization." American Heart Journal 145, no. 3 (March 2003): 445-451.

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Peterson, ED. "Patient-centered cardiac care for the elderly: TIME for reflection." Jama 289, no. 9 (March 2003): 1157-1158.

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Pollack, CV, Roe, MT, and Peterson, ED. "2002 update to the ACC/AHA guidelines for the management of patients with unstable angina and non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: implications for emergency department practice." Annals of Emergency Medicine 41, no. 3 (March 2003): 355-369. (Review)

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East, MA, Jollis, JG, Nelson, CL, Marks, D, and Peterson, ED. "The influence of left ventricular hypertrophy on survival in patients with coronary artery disease: do race and gender matter?." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 41, no. 6 (March 2003): 949-954.

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Staman, KL, Roe, MT, Fraulo, ES, Lytle, BL, Gibler, WB, Ohman, EM, and Peterson, ED. "Quality improvement tools designed to improve adherence to the ACC/AHA Guidelines for the care of patients with non-ST-segment acute coronary syndromes: the CRUSADE quality improvement initiative." Critical Pathways in Cardiology 2, no. 1 (March 2003): 34-40.

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Batchelor, WB, Mark, DB, Knight, JD, Granger, CB, Armstrong, PW, Califf, RM, and Peterson, ED. "Development and validation of a simple model to predict severe coronary artery disease after myocardial infarction: potential impact on cardiac catheterization use in the United States and Canada." American Heart Journal 145, no. 2 (February 2003): 349-355.

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Califf, RM, Peterson, ED, Gibbons, RJ, Garson, A, Brindis, RG, Beller, GA, Smith, SC, American College of Cardiology, , and American Heart Association, . "Integrating quality into the cycle of therapeutic development." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 40, no. 11 (December 2002): 1895-1901. (Review)

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Rumsfeld, JS, Plomondon, ME, Peterson, ED, Shlipak, MG, Maynard, C, Grunwald, GK, Grover, FL, and Shroyer, ALW. "The impact of ethnicity on outcomes following coronary artery bypass graft surgery in the Veterans Health Administration." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 40, no. 10 (November 2002): 1786-1793.

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Mehta, RH, Eagle, KA, Coombs, LP, Peterson, ED, Edwards, FH, Pagani, FD, Deeb, GM, Bolling, SF, Prager, RL, and Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Cardiac Registry, . "Influence of age on outcomes in patients undergoing mitral valve replacement." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 74, no. 5 (November 2002): 1459-1467.

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Hoekstra, JW, Pollack, CV, Roe, MT, Peterson, ED, Brindis, R, Harrington, RA, Christenson, RH, Smith, SC, Ohman, EM, and Gibler, WB. "Improving the care of patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department: the CRUSADE initiative." Academic Emergency Medicine : Official Journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine 9, no. 11 (November 2002): 1146-1155.

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