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

Pagidipati, NJ, Navar, AM, Pieper, KS, Green, JB, Bethel, MA, Armstrong, PW, Josse, RG, McGuire, DK, Lokhnygina, Y, Cornel, JH, Halvorsen, S, Strandberg, TE, Delibasi, T, Holman, RR, Peterson, ED, and TECOS Study Group, . "Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: International Insights From the TECOS Trial (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sitagliptin)." Circulation 136, no. 13 (September 2017): 1193-1203.

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28626088
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Pagidipati, NJ, Hellkamp, A, Thomas, L, Gulati, M, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Use of Prescription Smoking Cessation Medications After Myocardial Infarction Among Older Patients in Community Practice." JAMA cardiology 2, no. 9 (September 2017): 1040-1042.

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28724116
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Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB, Shrader, P, Thomas, L, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Singer, DE, Hylek, EM, Go, AS, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Fonarow, GC. "Care Patterns and Outcomes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With and Without Diabetes: ORBIT-AF Registry." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, no. 11 (September 2017): 1325-1335.

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28882229
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McHorney, CA, Ashton, V, Laliberté, F, Germain, G, Wynant, W, Crivera, C, Schein, JR, Lefebvre, P, and Peterson, ED. "Adherence to Rivaroxaban Compared with Other Oral Anticoagulant Agents Among Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of managed care & specialty pharmacy 23, no. 9 (September 2017): 980-988.

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28854075
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Vora, AN, Wang, TY, Li, S, Chiswell, K, Hess, C, Lopes, RD, Rao, SV, and Peterson, ED. "Selection of Stent Type in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Presenting With Acute Myocardial Infarction: An Analysis From the ACTION (Acute Coronary Treatment and Intervention Outcomes Network) Registry-Get With the Guidelines." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 8 (August 21, 2017).

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28862960
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Fonarow, GC, Peterson, ED, Greenberg, B, Berger, JS, Laliberté, F, Zhao, Q, Germain, G, Lejeune, D, and Lefebvre, P. "Stroke and Myocardial Infarction Risk among Newly Diagnosed Heart Failure Patients with Reduced, Borderline, and Preserved Left Ventricle Ejection Fraction." August 2017.

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Randolph, TC, Hellkamp, AS, Zeitler, EP, Fonarow, GC, Hernandez, AF, Thomas, KL, Peterson, ED, Yancy, CW, and Al-Khatib, SM. "Utilization of cardiac resynchronization therapy in eligible patients hospitalized for heart failure and its association with patient outcomes." July 2017.

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28625381
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Manning, MW, Cooter, M, Mathew, J, Alexander, J, Peterson, E, Ferguson, TB, Lopes, R, and Podgoreanu, M. "Angiotensin Receptor Blockade Improves Cardiac Surgical Outcomes in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome." The Annals of thoracic surgery 104, no. 1 (July 2017): 98-105.

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28131423
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El Husseini, N, Goldstein, LB, Peterson, ED, Zhao, X, Olson, DM, Williams, JW, Bushnell, C, and Laskowitz, DT. "Depression Status Is Associated with Functional Decline Over 1-Year Following Acute Stroke." Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association 26, no. 7 (July 2017): 1393-1399.

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28389192
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Steinberg, BA, Shrader, P, Thomas, L, Ansell, J, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Hylek, E, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, O'Brien, EC, Singer, DE, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) Investigators and Patients, . "Factors associated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation: Results from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II (ORBIT-AF II)." American heart journal 189 (July 2017): 40-47.

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28625380
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