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

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.

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29566805
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Navar, AM, Peterson, ED, Li, S, Robinson, JG, Roger, VL, Goldberg, AC, Virani, S, Wilson, PWF, Nanna, MG, Lee, LV, Elassal, J, and Wang, TY. "Prevalence and Management of Symptoms Associated With Statin Therapy in Community Practice: Insights From the PALM (Patient and Provider Assessment of Lipid Management) Registry." Circulation. Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes 11, no. 3 (March 2018): e004249-null.

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29545393
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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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Steinberg, BA, Shrader, P, Pieper, K, Thomas, L, Allen, LA, Ansell, J, Chan, PS, Ezekowitz, MD, Fonarow, GC, Freeman, JV, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Naccarelli, GV, Reiffel, JA, Singer, DE, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT‐AF) II Investigators, . "Frequency and Outcomes of Reduced Dose Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Anticoagulants: Results From ORBIT-AF II (The Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II)." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 4 (February 16, 2018).

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29453305
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Fanaroff, AC, Kaltenbach, LA, Peterson, ED, Akhter, MW, Effron, MB, Henry, TD, and Wang, TY. "Antiplatelet Therapy Changes for Patients With Myocardial Infarction With Recurrent Ischemic Events: Insights Into Contemporary Practice From the TRANSLATE-ACS (Treatment With ADP Receptor Inhibitors: Longitudinal Assessment of Treatment Patterns and Events After Acute Coronary Syndrome) Study." Journal of the American Heart Association 7, no. 4 (February 8, 2018).

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29437596
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Effron, MB, Wang, TY, Fonarow, GC, Henry, TD, Zettler, ME, Baker, BA, McCoy, LA, and Peterson, ED. "The safety and effectiveness of adenosine diphosphate receptor inhibitor pretreatment among acute myocardial infarction patients treated with percutaneous coronary intervention in community practice: Insights from the TRANSLATE-ACS study." Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions : Official Journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions 91, no. 2 (February 2018): 242-250.

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28988425
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Crowley, MJ, Al-Khatib, SM, Wang, TY, Khazanie, P, Kressin, NR, Krumholz, HM, Kiefe, CI, Wells, BL, O'Brien, SM, Peterson, ED, and Sanders, GD. "How well does early-career investigators' cardiovascular outcomes research training align with funded outcomes research?." American Heart Journal 196 (February 2018): 163-169.

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29421009
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Vaduganathan, M, Nagarur, A, Qamar, A, Patel, RB, Navar, AM, Peterson, ED, Bhatt, DL, Fonarow, GC, Yancy, CW, and Butler, J. "Availability and Use of Shared Data From Cardiometabolic Clinical Trials." Circulation 137, no. 9 (February 2018): 938-947.

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29133600
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