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, DeLong, ER, Jollis, JG, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "The effects of New York's bypass surgery provider profiling on access to care and patient outcomes in the elderly." J Am Coll Cardiol 32, no. 4 (October 1998): 993-999.

PMID
9768723
Scholars@Duke

Peterson, ED, and Alexander, KP. "Learning to suspect the unexpected: evaluating women with cardiac syndromes." Am Heart J 136, no. 2 (August 1998): 186-188.

PMID
9704677
Full Text

Kong, DF, and Peterson, ED. "Squeezing the "value" from cost data." Am Heart J 136, no. 1 (July 1998): 1-3. (Review)

PMID
9665209
Scholars@Duke

Block, PC, Peterson, ED, Krone, R, Kesler, K, Hannan, E, O'Connor, GT, and Detre, K. "Identification of variables needed to risk adjust outcomes of coronary interventions: evidence-based guidelines for efficient data collection." J Am Coll Cardiol 32, no. 1 (July 1998): 275-282.

PMID
9669281
Scholars@Duke

Hathaway, WR, Peterson, ED, Wagner, GS, Granger, CB, Zabel, KM, Pieper, KS, Clark, KA, Woodlief, LH, and Califf, RM. "Prognostic significance of the initial electrocardiogram in patients with acute myocardial infarction. GUSTO-I Investigators. Global Utilization of Streptokinase and t-PA for Occluded Coronary Arteries." JAMA 279, no. 5 (February 4, 1998): 387-391.

PMID
9459474
Scholars@Duke

Hathaway, WR, Peterson, ED, Wagner, GS, Granger, CB, Zabel, KM, Pieper, KS, Clark, KA, Woodlief, LH, and Califf, RM. "Prognostic significance of the initial electrocardiogram in patients with acute myocardial infarction." Journal of the American Medical Association 279, no. 5 (1998): 387-391.

Full Text

Mark, DB, and Peterson, ED. "Health economics of acute coronary syndromes." Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis 5, no. SUPPL. 2 (1998): S161-S168.

Scholars@Duke

DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, DeLong, DM, Muhlbaier, LH, Hackett, S, and Mark, DB. "Comparing risk-adjustment methods for provider profiling." Stat Med 16, no. 23 (December 15, 1997): 2645-2664. (Review)

PMID
9421867
Scholars@Duke

Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Coronary artery bypass grafting in the elderly." Am Heart J 134, no. 5 Pt 1 (November 1997): 856-864. (Review)

PMID
9398097
Scholars@Duke

Barsness, GW, Peterson, ED, Ohman, EM, Nelson, CL, DeLong, ER, Reves, JG, Smith, PK, Anderson, RD, Jones, RH, Mark, DB, and Califf, RM. "Relationship between diabetes mellitus and long-term survival after coronary bypass and angioplasty." Circulation 96, no. 8 (October 21, 1997): 2551-2556.

PMID
9355893
Scholars@Duke

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