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

Fanaroff, AC, Zakroysky, P, Dai, D, Wojdyla, D, Sherwood, MW, Roe, MT, Wang, TY, Peterson, ED, Gurm, HS, Cohen, MG, Messenger, JC, and Rao, SV. "Outcomes of PCI in Relation to Procedural Characteristics and Operator Volumes in the United States." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, no. 24 (June 2017): 2913-2924.

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28619191
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Coleman, C, Yuan, Z, Schein, J, Crivera, C, Ashton, V, Laliberté, F, Lefebvre, P, and Peterson, ED. "Importance of balancing follow-up time and impact of oral-anticoagulant users' selection when evaluating medication adherence in atrial fibrillation patients treated with rivaroxaban and apixaban." Current medical research and opinion 33, no. 6 (June 2017): 1033-1043.

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28366075
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Cherian, TS, Shrader, P, Fonarow, GC, Allen, LA, Piccini, JP, Peterson, ED, Thomas, L, Kowey, PR, Gersh, BJ, and Mahaffey, KW. "Effect of Atrial Fibrillation on Mortality, Stroke Risk, and Quality-of-Life Scores in Patients With Heart Failure (from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation [ORBIT-AF])." The American journal of cardiology 119, no. 11 (June 2017): 1763-1769.

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28416199
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Xian, Y, Xu, H, Xu, H, Liang, L, Hernandez, AF, Wang, TY, and Peterson, ED. "An Initial Evaluation of the Impact of Pokémon GO on Physical Activity." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 5 (May 16, 2017).

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28512111
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Gundlund, A, Olesen, JB, Peterson, ED, Gislason, GH, and Fosbøl, EL. "Familial clustering of atrial fibrillation and comparative longitudinal outcomes of familial and non-familial atrial fibrillation." Journal of comparative effectiveness research (May 9, 2017).

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28485191
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Anderson, ML, Peragallo Urrutia, R, O'Brien, EC, Allen LaPointe, NM, Christian, AJ, Kaltenbach, LA, Webb, LE, Alexander, AM, Saha Chaudhuri, P, Crawford, J, Wayte, P, and Peterson, ED. "Outcomes of a multi-community hypertension implementation study: the American Heart Association's Check. Change. Control. program." Journal of clinical hypertension (Greenwich, Conn.) 19, no. 5 (May 2017): 479-487.

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28058813
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Bagai, A, Peterson, ED, McCoy, LA, Effron, MB, Zettler, ME, Stone, GW, Henry, TD, Cohen, DJ, Schulte, PJ, Anstrom, KJ, and Wang, TY. "Association of measured platelet reactivity with changes in P2Y12 receptor inhibitor therapy and outcomes after myocardial infarction: Insights into routine clinical practice from the TReatment with ADP receptor iNhibitorS: Longitudinal Assessment of Treatment Patterns and Events after Acute Coronary Syndrome (TRANSLATE-ACS) study." American heart journal 187 (May 2017): 19-28.

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28454802
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Steinberg, BA, Simon, DN, Thomas, L, Ansell, J, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) Investigators and Patients, . "Management of Major Bleeding in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Treated With Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants Compared With Warfarin in Clinical Practice (from Phase II of the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation [ORBIT-AF II])." The American journal of cardiology 119, no. 10 (May 2017): 1590-1595.

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28363354
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Rydén, L, Van de Werf, F, Armstrong, PW, McGuire, DK, Standl, E, Peterson, ED, and Holman, RR. "Corrections needed to 2016 ESC and AHA guidelines on heart failure." The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology 5, no. 5 (May 2017): 325-326. (Letter)

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28395875
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Peterson, ED, and Pokorney, SD. "New Treatment Options Fail to Close the Anticoagulation Gap in Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, no. 20 (May 2017): 2485-2487.

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28521885
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