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

Thind, M, Holmes, DN, Badri, M, Pieper, KS, Singh, A, Blanco, RG, Steinberg, BA, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Mahaffey, KW, Peterson, ED, Reiffel, JA, Piccini, JP, Kowey, PR, and ORBIT-AF Investigators and Patients, . "Embolic and Other Adverse Outcomes in Symptomatic Versus Asymptomatic Patients With Atrial Fibrillation (from the ORBIT-AF Registry)." The American Journal of Cardiology (August 20, 2018).

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30227964
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Raman, SR, Curtis, LH, Temple, R, Andersson, T, Ezekowitz, J, Ford, I, James, S, Marsolo, K, Mirhaji, P, Rocca, M, Rothman, RL, Sethuraman, B, Stockbridge, N, Terry, S, Wasserman, SM, Peterson, ED, and Hernandez, AF. "Leveraging electronic health records for clinical research." American Heart Journal 202 (August 2018): 13-19.

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29802975
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Nanna, MG, Navar, AM, Zakroysky, P, Xiang, Q, Goldberg, AC, Robinson, J, Roger, VL, Virani, SS, Wilson, PWF, Elassal, J, Lee, LV, Wang, TY, and Peterson, ED. "Association of Patient Perceptions of Cardiovascular Risk and Beliefs on Statin Drugs With Racial Differences in Statin Use: Insights From the Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management Registry." Jama Cardiology 3, no. 8 (August 2018): 739-748.

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29898219
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Jackson, LR, Kim, S, Fonarow, GC, Freeman, JV, Gersh, BJ, Go, AS, Hylek, EM, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Singer, D, Thomas, L, Blanco, R, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Patients and Investigators, . "Stroke Risk and Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation and Low CHA2DS2-VASc Scores: Findings From the ORBIT-AF I and II Registries." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 16 (August 2018): e008764-null.

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30369317
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O'Brien, EC, Holmes, DN, Thomas, L, Singer, DE, Fonarow, GC, Mahaffey, KW, Kowey, PR, Hylek, EM, Pokorney, SD, Ansell, JE, Pencina, MJ, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and ORBIT-AF Patients & Investigators, . "Incremental prognostic value of renal function for stroke prediction in atrial fibrillation." International Journal of Cardiology (July 25, 2018).

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30144994
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Mok, Y, Ballew, SH, Bash, LD, Bhatt, DL, Boden, WE, Bonaca, MP, Carrero, JJ, Coresh, J, D'Agostino, RB, Elley, CR, Fowkes, FGR, Jee, SH, Kovesdy, CP, Mahaffey, KW, Nadkarni, G, Peterson, ED, Sang, Y, and Matsushita, K. "International Validation of the Thrombolysis in Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) Risk Score for Secondary Prevention in Post-MI Patients: A Collaborative Analysis of the Chronic Kidney Disease Prognosis Consortium and the Risk Validation Scientific Committee." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 14 (July 7, 2018).

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29982232
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Reed, SD, Li, Y, Leal, J, Radican, L, Adler, AI, Alfredsson, J, Buse, JB, Green, JB, Kaufman, KD, Riefflin, A, Van de Werf, F, Peterson, ED, Gray, AM, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Longitudinal medical resources and costs among type 2 diabetes patients participating in the Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes with Sitagliptin (TECOS)." Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism 20, no. 7 (July 2018): 1732-1739.

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29573215
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Wang, Y, Li, Z, Zhao, X, Wang, C, Wang, X, Wang, D, Liang, L, Liu, L, Wang, C, Li, H, Shen, H, Bettger, J, Pan, Y, Jiang, Y, Yang, X, Zhang, C, Han, X, Meng, X, Yang, X, Kang, H, Yuan, W, Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, Schwamm, LH, Xian, Y, Wang, Y, and GOLDEN BRIDGE—AIS Investigators, . "Effect of a Multifaceted Quality Improvement Intervention on Hospital Personnel Adherence to Performance Measures in Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke in China: A Randomized Clinical Trial." Jama 320, no. 3 (July 2018): 245-254.

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29959443
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Peterson, ED, and Harrington, RA. "Evaluating Health Technology Through Pragmatic Trials: Novel Approaches to Generate High-Quality Evidence." Jama 320, no. 2 (July 2018): 137-138.

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29998322
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Kochar, A, Chen, AY, Sharma, PP, Pagidipati, NJ, Fonarow, GC, Cowper, PA, Roe, MT, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Long-Term Mortality of Older Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction Treated in US Clinical Practice." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 13 (June 30, 2018).

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29960995
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