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

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

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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

Cowper, PA, DeLong, ER, Peterson, ED, Lipscomb, J, Muhlbaier, LH, Jollis, JG, Pryor, DB, and Mark, DB. "Geographic Variation in Resource Use for Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery." Medical Care 35, no. 4 (January 1, 1997): 320-333.

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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." Proceedings : a Conference of the American Medical Informatics Association. Amia Fall Symposium (January 1997): 273-277.

PMID
9357631
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.

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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.

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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.

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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." Journal of General Internal Medicine 11, no. 6 (June 1996): 373-376.

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8803746
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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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