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 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

Hathaway, WR. "Prognostic Significance of the Initial Electrocardiogram in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction." Jama 279, no. 5 (February 4, 1998): 387-387.

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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 1998): 387-391.

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9459474
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O'Brien, JE, Peterson, ED, and Keeler, GP. "How does estrogen affect outcome in postmenopausal women undergoing percutaneous coronary procedures?." Consultant 37, no. 3 (December 1, 1997): 674-null.

Scholars@Duke

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

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9421867
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Horton, HL. "Risk stratification after myocardial infarction." Annals of Internal Medicine 127, no. 11 (December 1997): 1040-1041. (Letter)

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9412291
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Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Coronary artery bypass grafting in the elderly." American Heart Journal 134, no. 5 Pt 1 (November 1997): 856-864. (Review)

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9398097
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Alexander, KP, and Peterson, ED. "Coronary artery bypass grafting in the elderly." American Heart Journal 134, no. 5 (November 1997): 856-864.

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Cowper, PA, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Jollis, JG, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "Impact of early discharge after coronary artery bypass graft surgery on rates of hospital readmission and death. The Ischemic Heart Disease (IHD) Patient Outcomes Research Team (PORT) Investigators." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 30, no. 4 (October 1997): 908-913.

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9316517
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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 1997): 2551-2556.

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9355893
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Cowper, PA, Peterson, ED, DeLong, ER, Jollis, JG, Muhlbaier, LH, and Mark, DB. "Impact of Early Discharge After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery on Rates of Hospital Readmission and Death fn1fn1This study was supported by Research Grants HS-06503 and HS-08805-02 from the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, Rockville, Maryland and was presented in part at the 45th Annual Scientific Session of the American College of Cardiology, Orlando, Florida, March 1996." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 30, no. 4 (October 1997): 908-913.

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