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

Shaw, L. J., E. D. Peterson, K. Kesler, V. Hasselblad, and R. M. Califf. “A metaanalysis of predischarge risk stratification after acute myocardial infarction with stress electrocardiographic, myocardial perfusion, and ventricular function imaging..” Am J Cardiol 78, no. 12 (December 15, 1996): 1327–37.

PMID
8970402
Scholars@Duke

O’Brien, J. E., E. D. Peterson, G. P. Keeler, L. G. Berdan, E. M. Ohman, D. P. Faxon, A. K. Jacobs, E. J. Topol, and R. M. Califf. “Relation between estrogen replacement therapy and restenosis after percutaneous coronary interventions..” J Am Coll Cardiol 28, no. 5 (November 1, 1996): 1111–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0735-1097(96)00306-3.

PMID
8890803
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Peterson, E. D., W. R. Hathaway, K. M. Zabel, K. S. Pieper, C. B. Granger, G. S. Wagner, E. J. Topol, E. R. Bates, M. L. Simoons, and R. M. Califf. “Prognostic significance of precordial ST segment depression during inferior myocardial infarction in the thrombolytic era: results in 16,521 patients..” J Am Coll Cardiol 28, no. 2 (August 1996): 305–12. https://doi.org/10.1016/0735-1097(96)00133-7.

PMID
8800102
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Liao, L., J. G. Jollis, E. R. DeLong, E. D. Peterson, K. G. Morris, and D. B. Mark. “Impact of an interactive video on decision making of patients with ischemic heart disease..” J Gen Intern Med 11, no. 6 (June 1996): 373–76. https://doi.org/10.1007/bf02600051.

PMID
8803746
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Fetters, J. K., E. D. Peterson, L. J. Shaw, L. K. Newby, and R. M. Califf. “Sex-specific differences in coronary artery disease risk factors, evaluation, and treatment: have they been adequately evaluated?.” Am Heart J 131, no. 4 (April 1996): 796–813.

PMID
8721657
Scholars@Duke

Califf, R. M., J. G. Jollis, and E. D. Peterson. “Operator-specific outcomes. A call to professional responsibility..” Circulation 93, no. 3 (February 1, 1996): 403–6.

PMID
8565155
Scholars@Duke

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 (November 1, 1995): II85–91.

PMID
7586468
Scholars@Duke

Schabelman, S. E. “Volume of coronary angioplasty procedures and mortality rates..” N Engl J Med 332, no. 19 (May 11, 1995): 1304–5.

PMID
7708083
Scholars@Duke

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
Scholars@Duke

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