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

Nanna, MG, Navar, AM, Wang, TY, Mi, X, Virani, SS, Louie, MJ, Lee, LV, Goldberg, AC, Roger, VL, Robinson, J, and Peterson, ED. 75 Years of Age: Insights From the Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management (PALM) Registry." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 10 (May 8, 2018).

PMID
29739801
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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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O'Brien, EC, Holmes, DN, Thomas, LE, Fonarow, GC, Allen, LA, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Singer, DE, Ezekowitz, MD, Naccarelli, GV, Ansell, JE, Chan, PS, Mahaffey, KW, Go, AS, Freeman, JV, Reiffel, JA, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Hylek, EM. "Prognostic Significance of Nuisance Bleeding in Anticoagulated Patients with Atrial Fibrillation." Circulation (April 20, 2018).

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29678813
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Fudim, M, Liu, PR, Shrader, P, Blanco, RG, Allen, LA, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Hylek, E, Go, AS, Thomas, L, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonism in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Findings From the ORBIT-AF (Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation) Registry." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 8 (April 13, 2018).

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29654203
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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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Fanaroff, AC, Li, S, Webb, LE, Miller, V, Navar, AM, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "An Observational Study of the Association of Video- Versus Text-Based Informed Consent With Multicenter Trial Enrollment: Lessons From the PALM Study (Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management)." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11, no. 4 (April 2018): e004675-null.

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29625993
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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.

PMID
29653642
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