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

Ferguson, TB, Hammill, BG, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Grover, FL, and STS National Database Committee, . "A decade of change--risk profiles and outcomes for isolated coronary artery bypass grafting procedures, 1990-1999: a report from the STS National Database Committee and the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Society of Thoracic Surgeons." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 73, no. 2 (February 2002): 480-489.

PMID
11845863
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Kressin, NR, Clark, JA, Whittle, J, East, M, Peterson, ED, Chang, B-H, Rosen, AK, Ren, XS, Alley, LG, Kroupa, L, Collins, TC, and Petersen, LA. "Racial differences in health-related beliefs, attitudes, and experiences of VA cardiac patients: scale development and application." Medical Care 40, no. 1 Suppl (January 2002): I72-I85.

PMID
11789634
Scholars@Duke

Cowper, PA, DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, Hannan, EL, Ray, KT, Racz, M, and Mark, DB. "Variability in cost of coronary bypass surgery in New York State: potential for cost savings." American Heart Journal 143, no. 1 (January 2002): 130-139.

PMID
11773923
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Petersen, LA, Wright, SM, Peterson, ED, and Daley, J. "Impact of race on cardiac care and outcomes in veterans with acute myocardial infarction." Medical Care 40, no. 1 Suppl (January 2002): I86-I96.

PMID
11789635
Scholars@Duke

Pasquali, SK, Alexander, KP, Lytle, BL, Coombs, LP, and Peterson, ED. "Testing an intervention to increase cardiac rehabilitation enrollment after coronary artery bypass grafting." The American Journal of Cardiology 88, no. 12 (December 2001): 1415-A6.

PMID
11741563
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Pasquali, SK, Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly." American Heart Journal 142, no. 5 (November 2001): 748-755. (Review)

PMID
11685158
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Cowper, PA, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Wightman, MB, Wawrzynski, RP, Muhlbaier, LH, and Sketch, MH. "The impact of statistical adjustment on economic profiles of interventional cardiologists." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 38, no. 5 (November 2001): 1416-1423.

PMID
11691517
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Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Medical and surgical management of coronary artery disease in women." The American Journal of Managed Care 7, no. 10 (October 2001): 951-956. (Review)

PMID
11669359
Scholars@Duke

Cleveland, JC, Shroyer, AL, Chen, AY, Peterson, E, and Grover, FL. "Off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting decreases risk-adjusted mortality and morbidity." The Annals of Thoracic Surgery 72, no. 4 (October 2001): 1282-1288.

PMID
11603449
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Sashihara, T, Dan, M, Kimura, H, Matsusaki, H, Sonomoto, K, and Ishizaki, A. "The effect of osmotic stress on the production of nukacin ISK-1 from Staphylococcus warneri ISK-1." Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 56, no. 3-4 (August 2001): 496-501.

PMID
11549026
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