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

Peterson, E. D., P. A. Cowper, J. G. Jollis, J. D. Bebchuk, E. R. DeLong, L. H. Muhlbaier, D. B. Mark, and D. B. Pryor. “Outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in 24 461 patients aged 80 years or older.” Circulation 92, no. 9 SUPPL. (January 1, 1995).

Scholars@Duke

Peterson, E. D., and R. M. Califf. “The complexity of studying coronary heart disease in women..” Ann Epidemiol 5, no. 1 (January 1995): 79–81.

PMID
7728290
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Jollis, J. G., E. D. Peterson, E. R. DeLong, D. B. Mark, S. R. Collins, L. H. Muhlbaier, and D. B. Pryor. “The relation between the volume of coronary angioplasty procedures at hospitals treating Medicare beneficiaries and short-term mortality..” N Engl J Med 331, no. 24 (December 15, 1994): 1625–29. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJM199412153312406.

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7969344
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Peterson, E. D., J. G. Jollis, J. D. Bebchuk, E. R. DeLong, L. H. Muhlbaier, D. B. Mark, and D. B. Pryor. “Changes in mortality after myocardial revascularization in the elderly. The national Medicare experience..” Ann Intern Med 121, no. 12 (December 15, 1994): 919–27. https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-121-12-199412150-00003.

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7978717
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Peterson, E. D., S. M. Wright, J. Daley, and G. E. Thibault. “Racial variation in cardiac procedure use and survival following acute myocardial infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs..” Jama 271, no. 15 (April 20, 1994): 1175–80.

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8151875
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Peterson, E. D., G. E. Thibault, J. Daley, and S. M. Wright. “Racial Variation in Cardiac Procedure Use and Survival Following Acute Myocardial Infarction in the Department of Veterans Affairs.” Jama: The Journal of the American Medical Association 271, no. 15 (January 1, 1994): 1175–80. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1994.03510390045028.

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Zucker, R. S., D. Hudgins, E. D. Peterson, G. E. Thibault, S. M. Wright, and J. Daley. “Racial differences in cardiac procedure use [1].” Journal of the American Medical Association 272, no. 16 (1994): 1251–52. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.272.16.1251.

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Linnemann, C. C., C. I. Pretzman, and E. D. Peterson. “Acute febrile cerebrovasculitis. A non-spotted fever group rickettsial disease..” Arch Intern Med 149, no. 7 (July 1989): 1682–84.

PMID
2742443
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Berry, R. L., E. D. Peterson, and R. A. Restifo. “Records of imported tire-breeding mosquitoes in Ohio..” J Am Mosq Control Assoc 4, no. 2 (June 1988): 187–89.

PMID
3193117
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Peirce, J. J., G. Sallfors, and E. Peterson. “PARAMETER SENSITIVITY OF HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY TESTING PROCEDURE..” Geotechnical Testing Journal 10, no. 4 (December 1, 1987): 223–28.

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