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

Peterson, ED, and Batchelor, WB. "Percutaneous intervention in the very elderly: weighing the risks and benefits." Am Heart J 137, no. 4 Pt 1 (April 1999): 585-587.

PMID
10097215
Scholars@Duke

Holman, WL, Peterson, ED, Athanasuleas, CL, Allman, RM, Sansom, M, Kiefe, C, and Sherrill, RG. "Alabama coronary artery bypass grafting cooperative project: Baseline data." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 68, no. 5 (1999): 1592-1598.

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Shaw, LJ, Hachamovitch, R, Peterson, ED, Lewin, HC, Iskandrian, AE, Miller, DD, and Berman, DS. "Using an outcomes-based approach to identify candidates for risk stratification after exercise treadmill testing." J Gen Intern Med 14, no. 1 (January 1999): 1-9.

PMID
9893084
Scholars@Duke

Peterson, ED, and Batchelor, WB. "Percutaneous intervention in the very elderly: Weighing the risks and benefits - Editorial." American Heart Journal 137, no. 4 I (1999): 585-587.

Scholars@Duke

Alexander, K, Shaw, LJ, Shaw, LK, DeLong, E, Mark, D, and Peterson, E. "Erratum: Value of exercise treadmill testing in women. Low dose dobutamine echocardiography predicts improvement in functional capacity after exercise training in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy (Journal of the American College of Cardiology (1998) 32 (1657-1664))." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 33, no. 1 (1999): 289--.

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Rosen, AB, Humphries, JO, Muhlbaier, LH, Kiefe, CI, Kresowik, T, and Peterson, ED. "Effect of clinical factors on length of stay after coronary artery bypass surgery: Results of the cooperative cardiovascular project." American Heart Journal 138, no. 1 I (1999): 69-77.

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Alexander, KP, Peterson, ED, Granger, CB, Casas, AC, Van de Werf, F, Armstrong, PW, Guerci, A, Topol, EJ, and Califf, RM. "Potential impact of evidence-based medicine in acute coronary syndromes: insights from GUSTO-IIb. Global Use of Strategies to Open Occluded Arteries in Acute Coronary Syndromes trial." J Am Coll Cardiol 32, no. 7 (December 1998): 2023-2030.

PMID
9857888
Scholars@Duke

Alexander, KP, Peterson, ED, Granger, CB, Casas, A, Van de Werf, F, Armstrong, PW, Guerci, A, Topol, EJ, and Califf, RM. "Potential impact of evidence-based medicine in acute coronary syndromes: insights from GUSTO-IIb." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 32, no. 7 (December 1998): 2023-2030.

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Alexander, KP, Shaw, LJ, Shaw, LK, Delong, ER, Mark, DB, and Peterson, ED. "Value of exercise treadmill testing in women." J Am Coll Cardiol 32, no. 6 (November 15, 1998): 1657-1664.

PMID
9822093
Scholars@Duke

Shaw, LJ, Peterson, ED, Shaw, LK, Kesler, KL, DeLong, ER, Harrell, FE, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "Use of a prognostic treadmill score in identifying diagnostic coronary disease subgroups." Circulation 98, no. 16 (October 20, 1998): 1622-1630.

PMID
9778327
Scholars@Duke

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