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

Grover, FL, Vemulapalli, S, Carroll, JD, Edwards, FH, Mack, MJ, Thourani, VH, Brindis, RG, Shahian, DM, Ruiz, CE, Jacobs, JP, Hanzel, G, Bavaria, JE, Tuzcu, EM, Peterson, ED, Fitzgerald, S, Kourtis, M, Michaels, J, Christensen, B, Seward, WF, Hewitt, K, Holmes, DR, and STS/ACC TVT Registry, . "2016 Annual Report of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons/American College of Cardiology Transcatheter Valve Therapy Registry." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 69, no. 10 (March 2017): 1215-1230.

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27956264
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Xian, Y, O'Brien, EC, Liang, L, Xu, H, Schwamm, LH, Fonarow, GC, Bhatt, DL, Smith, EE, Olson, DM, Maisch, L, Hannah, D, Lindholm, B, Lytle, BL, Pencina, MJ, Hernandez, AF, and Peterson, ED. "Association of Preceding Antithrombotic Treatment With Acute Ischemic Stroke Severity and In-Hospital Outcomes Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation." JAMA 317, no. 10 (March 2017): 1057-1067.

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28291892
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Mentz, RJ, and Peterson, ED. "Site Principal Investigators in Multicenter Clinical Trials: Appropriately Recognizing Key Contributors." Circulation 135, no. 13 (March 2017): 1185-1187.

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28348087
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O'Brien, EC, Wu, J, Zhao, X, Schulte, PJ, Fonarow, GC, Hernandez, AF, Schwamm, LH, Peterson, ED, Bhatt, DL, and Smith, EE. "Healthcare Resource Availability, Quality of Care, and Acute Ischemic Stroke Outcomes." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 2 (February 3, 2017).

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28159820
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Buse, JB, Bethel, MA, Green, JB, Stevens, SR, Lokhnygina, Y, Aschner, P, Grado, CR, Tankova, T, Wainstein, J, Josse, R, Lachin, JM, Engel, SS, Patel, K, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Pancreatic Safety of Sitagliptin in the TECOS Study." Diabetes care 40, no. 2 (February 2017): 164-170.

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27630212
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Hess, CN, Kaltenbach, LA, Doll, JA, Cohen, DJ, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Race and Sex Differences in Post-Myocardial Infarction Angina Frequency and Risk of 1-Year Unplanned Rehospitalization." Circulation 135, no. 6 (February 2017): 532-543.

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28153990
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Heidenreich, PA, Zhao, X, Hernandez, AF, Schwamm, LH, Smith, E, Reeves, M, Peterson, ED, and Fonarow, GC. "Impact of an Expanded Hospital Recognition Program for Stroke Quality of Care." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 1 (January 21, 2017).

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28110310
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Zettler, ME, Peterson, ED, McCoy, LA, Effron, MB, Anstrom, KJ, Henry, TD, Baker, BA, Messenger, JC, Cohen, DJ, Wang, TY, and TRANSLATE-ACS Investigators, . "Switching of adenosine diphosphate receptor inhibitor after hospital discharge among myocardial infarction patients: Insights from the Treatment with Adenosine Diphosphate Receptor Inhibitors: Longitudinal Assessment of Treatment Patterns and Events after Acute Coronary Syndrome (TRANSLATE-ACS) observational study." American heart journal 183 (January 2017): 62-68.

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27979043
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Gibson, CM, Pinto, DS, Chi, G, Arbetter, D, Yee, M, Mehran, R, Bode, C, Halperin, J, Verheugt, FWA, Wildgoose, P, Burton, P, van Eickels, M, Korjian, S, Daaboul, Y, Jain, P, Lip, GYH, Cohen, M, Peterson, ED, and Fox, KAA. "Recurrent Hospitalization Among Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing Intracoronary Stenting Treated With 2 Treatment Strategies of Rivaroxaban or a Dose-Adjusted Oral Vitamin K Antagonist Treatment Strategy." Circulation 135, no. 4 (January 2017): 323-333.

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27881555
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Cooper, LB, Hammill, BG, Peterson, ED, Pitt, B, Maciejewski, ML, Curtis, LH, and Hernandez, AF. "Characterization of Mineralocorticoid Receptor Antagonist Therapy Initiation in High-Risk Patients With Heart Failure." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 1 (January 2017).

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28073850
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