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

Barnhart, JM, Wassertheil-Smoller, S, Fowler, C, Peterson, ED, Shaw, LK, and Delong, ER. "Racial variation in the use of coronary-revascularization procedures [3] (multiple letters)." New England Journal of Medicine 337, no. 2 (1997): 131-132.

PMID
9221341
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Eisenstein, EL, Peterson, ED, Jollis, JG, Tardiff, BE, Califf, RM, Knight, JD, and Mark, DB. "Assessing the Value of Newer Pharmacologic Agents in Non-ST Elevation Patients: A Decision Support System Application." Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association 4, no. SUPPL. (January 1, 1997): 273-277.

Scholars@Duke

Jollis, JG, DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, Muhlbaier, LH, Fortin, DF, Califf, RM, and Mark, DB. "Outcome of acute myocardial infarction according to the specialty of the admitting physician." The New England Journal of Medicine 335, no. 25 (December 1996): 1880-1887.

PMID
8948564
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Shaw, LJ, Peterson, ED, Kesler, K, Hasselblad, V, and Califf, RM. "A metaanalysis of predischarge risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction with stress electrocardiographic, myocardial perfusion, and ventricular function imaging." The American Journal of Cardiology 78, no. 12 (December 1996): 1327-1337.

PMID
8970402
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O'Brien, JE, Peterson, ED, Keeler, GP, Berdan, LG, Ohman, EM, Faxon, DP, Jacobs, AK, Topol, EJ, and Califf, RM. "Relation between estrogen replacement therapy and restenosis after percutaneous coronary interventions." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 28, no. 5 (November 1996): 1111-1118.

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8890803
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Peterson, ED, Hathaway, WR, Zabel, KM, Pieper, KS, Granger, CB, Wagner, GS, Topol, EJ, Bates, ER, Simoons, ML, and Califf, RM. "Prognostic significance of precordial ST segment depression during inferior myocardial infarction in the thrombolytic era: results in 16,521 patients." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 28, no. 2 (August 1996): 305-312.

PMID
8800102
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Liao, L, Jollis, JG, DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, Morris, KG, and Mark, DB. "Impact of an interactive video on decision making of patients with ischemic heart disease." J Gen Intern Med 11, no. 6 (June 1996): 373-376.

PMID
8803746
Scholars@Duke

Fetters, JK, Peterson, ED, Shaw, LJ, Newby, LK, and Califf, RM. "Sex-specific differences in coronary artery disease risk factors, evaluation, and treatment: have they been adequately evaluated?." American Heart Journal 131, no. 4 (April 1996): 796-813. (Review)

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8721657
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Califf, RM, Jollis, JG, and Peterson, ED. "Operator-specific outcomes. A call to professional responsibility." Circulation 93, no. 3 (February 1996): 403-406.

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8565155
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Peterson, ED, Cowper, PA, Jollis, JG, Bebchuk, JD, DeLong, ER, Muhlbaier, LH, Mark, DB, and Pryor, DB. "Outcomes of coronary artery bypass graft surgery in 24,461 patients aged 80 years or older." Circulation 92, no. 9 Suppl (November 1995): II85-II91.

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7586468
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