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

Inohara, T, Shrader, P, Pieper, K, Blanco, RG, Thomas, L, Singer, DE, Freeman, JV, Allen, LA, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, B, Ezekowitz, MD, Kowey, PR, Reiffel, JA, Naccarelli, GV, Chan, PS, Steinberg, BA, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Association of of Atrial Fibrillation Clinical Phenotypes With Treatment Patterns and Outcomes: A Multicenter Registry Study." JAMA cardiology 3, no. 1 (January 2018): 54-63.

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29128866
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Friedman, DJ, Piccini, JP, Wang, T, Zheng, J, Malaisrie, SC, Holmes, DR, Suri, RM, Mack, MJ, Badhwar, V, Jacobs, JP, Gaca, JG, Chow, S-C, Peterson, ED, and Brennan, JM. "Association Between Left Atrial Appendage Occlusion and Readmission for Thromboembolism Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Concomitant Cardiac Surgery." Jama 319, no. 4 (January 2018): 365-374.

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29362794
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Dupre, ME, Nelson, A, Lynch, SM, Granger, BB, Xu, H, Churchill, E, Willis, JM, Curtis, LH, and Peterson, ED. "Socioeconomic, Psychosocial and Behavioral Characteristics of Patients Hospitalized With Cardiovascular Disease." The American Journal of the Medical Sciences 354, no. 6 (December 2017): 565-572.

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29208253
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Hirji, SA, Stevens, SR, Shaw, LK, Campbell, EC, Granger, CB, Patel, MR, Sketch, MH, Wang, TY, Ohman, EM, Peterson, ED, and Brennan, JM. "Predicting risk of cardiac events among ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients with conservatively managed non-infarct-related artery coronary artery disease: An analysis of the Duke Databank for Cardiovascular Disease." American Heart Journal 194 (December 2017): 116-124.

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29223429
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Sharma, A, Green, JB, Dunning, A, Lokhnygina, Y, Al-Khatib, SM, Lopes, RD, Buse, JB, Lachin, JM, Van de Werf, F, Armstrong, PW, Kaufman, KD, Standl, E, Chan, JCN, Distiller, LA, Scott, R, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Causes of Death in a Contemporary Cohort of Patients With Type 2 Diabetes and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease: Insights From the TECOS Trial." Diabetes care 40, no. 12 (December 2017): 1763-1770.

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28986504
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Steinberg, BA, Gao, H, Shrader, P, Pieper, K, Thomas, L, Camm, AJ, Ezekowitz, MD, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Goldhaber, S, Haas, S, Hacke, W, Kowey, PR, Ansell, J, Mahaffey, KW, Naccarelli, G, Reiffel, JA, Turpie, A, Verheugt, F, Piccini, JP, Kakkar, A, Peterson, ED, Fox, KAA, GARFIELD-AF, , and ORBIT-AF Investigators, . "International trends in clinical characteristics and oral anticoagulation treatment for patients with atrial fibrillation: Results from the GARFIELD-AF, ORBIT-AF I, and ORBIT-AF II registries." American Heart Journal 194 (December 2017): 132-140.

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29223431
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Greenland, P, and Peterson, E. "The New 2017 ACC/AHA Guidelines "Up the Pressure" on Diagnosis and Treatment of Hypertension." Jama 318, no. 21 (December 2017): 2083-2084.

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29159417
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Williams, JB, Peterson, ED, Albrecht, ÁS, Li, S, Hirji, SA, Ferguson, T, Smith, PK, and Lopes, RD. "Glycemic control in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: Clinical features, predictors, and outcomes." Journal of Critical Care 42 (December 2017): 328-333.

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28935429
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Dupre, ME, Gu, D, Xu, H, Willis, J, Curtis, LH, and Peterson, ED. "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Trajectories of Hospitalization in US Men and Women With Heart Failure." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 11 (November 16, 2017).

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29146613
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Engel, SS, Suryawanshi, S, Stevens, SR, Josse, RG, Cornel, JH, Jakuboniene, N, Riefflin, A, Tankova, T, Wainstein, J, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Safety of sitagliptin in patients with type 2 diabetes and chronic kidney disease: outcomes from TECOS." Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 19, no. 11 (November 2017): 1587-1593.

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28432745
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