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

Williams, BA, Chagin, KM, Bash, LD, Boden, WE, Duval, S, Fowkes, FGR, Mahaffey, KW, Patel, MD, D'Agostino, RB, Peterson, ED, Kattan, MW, Bhatt, DL, and Bonaca, MP. "External validation of the TIMI risk score for secondary cardiovascular events among patients with recent myocardial infarction." Atherosclerosis 272 (May 2018): 80-86.

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29579671
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Butt, JH, Xian, Y, Peterson, ED, Olsen, PS, Rørth, R, Gundlund, A, Olesen, JB, Gislason, GH, Torp-Pedersen, C, Køber, L, and Fosbøl, EL. "Long-term Thromboembolic Risk in Patients With Postoperative Atrial Fibrillation After Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery and Patients With Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation." Jama Cardiology 3, no. 5 (May 2018): 417-424.

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29590304
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Rymer, JA, Kaltenbach, LA, Anstrom, KJ, Fonarow, GC, Erskine, N, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Hospital evaluation of health literacy and associated outcomes in patients after acute myocardial infarction." American Heart Journal 198 (April 2018): 97-107.

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29653654
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Kerneis, M, Gibson, CM, Chi, G, Mehran, R, AlKhalfan, F, Talib, U, Pahlavani, S, Mir, M, Bode, C, Halperin, JL, Nafee, T, Peterson, ED, Verheugt, FWA, Wildgoose, P, van Eickels, M, Lip, GYH, Fox, KAA, and Cohen, M. "Effect of Procedure and Coronary Lesion Characteristics on Clinical Outcomes Among Atrial Fibrillation Patients Undergoing Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the PIONEER AF-PCI Trial." Jacc. Cardiovascular Interventions 11, no. 7 (April 2018): 626-634.

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29550085
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Navar, AM, and Peterson, ED. "Challenges in Interpreting the Lipid-Lowering Trials: Biology vs Ecology." Jama 319, no. 15 (April 2018): 1549-1551.

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29677285
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Navar, AM, Pencina, MJ, Mulder, H, Elias, P, and Peterson, ED. "Improving patient risk communication: Translating cardiovascular risk into standardized risk percentiles." American Heart Journal 198 (April 2018): 18-24.

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29653642
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Kaufman, BG, Kim, S, Pieper, K, Allen, LA, Gersh, BJ, Naccarelli, GV, Ezekowitz, MD, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Singer, DE, Chan, PS, Freeman, JV, Ansell, J, Kowey, PR, Rieffel, JA, Piccini, J, Peterson, E, and O'Brien, EC. "Disease understanding in patients newly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation." Heart (British Cardiac Society) 104, no. 6 (March 2018): 494-501.

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28790169
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Standl, E, Stevens, SR, Armstrong, PW, Buse, JB, Chan, JCN, Green, JB, Lachin, JM, Scheen, A, Travert, F, Van de Werf, F, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Increased Risk of Severe Hypoglycemic Events Before and After Cardiovascular Outcomes in TECOS Suggests an At-Risk Type 2 Diabetes Frail Patient Phenotype." Diabetes care 41, no. 3 (March 2018): 596-603.

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29311155
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Arnold, SV, O'Brien, SM, Vemulapalli, S, Cohen, DJ, Stebbins, A, Brennan, JM, Shahian, DM, Grover, FL, Holmes, DR, Thourani, VH, Peterson, ED, Edwards, FH, and STS/ACC TVT Registry, . "Inclusion of Functional Status Measures in the Risk Adjustment of 30-Day Mortality After Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: A Report From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology TVT Registry." Jacc. Cardiovascular Interventions 11, no. 6 (March 2018): 581-589.

PMID
29566805
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Berger, JS, Peterson, E, Laliberté, F, Germain, G, Lejeune, D, Schein, J, Lefebvre, P, Zhao, Q, and Weir, MR. "Risk of Ischemic Stroke in Patients Newly Diagnosed With Heart Failure: Focus on Patients Without Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of Cardiac Failure (March 2018).

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