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

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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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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Navar, AM, Wang, TY, Li, S, Robinson, JG, Goldberg, AC, Virani, S, Roger, VL, Wilson, PWF, Elassal, J, Lee, LV, and Peterson, ED. "Lipid management in contemporary community practice: Results from the Provider Assessment of Lipid Management (PALM) Registry." American Heart Journal 193 (November 2017): 84-92.

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29129260
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Barnett, AS, Kim, S, Fonarow, GC, Thomas, LE, Reiffel, JA, Allen, LA, Freeman, JV, Naccarelli, G, Mahaffey, KW, Go, AS, Kowey, PR, Ansell, JE, Gersh, BJ, Hylek, EM, Peterson, ED, and Piccini, JP. "Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation and Concordance With the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology/Heart Rhythm Society Guidelines: Findings From ORBIT-AF (Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation)." Circulation. Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology 10, no. 11 (November 2017).

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29141842
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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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Navar, AM, Gallup, DS, Lokhnygina, Y, Green, JB, McGuire, DK, Armstrong, PW, Buse, JB, Engel, SS, Lachin, JM, Standl, E, Van de Werf, F, Holman, RR, Peterson, ED, and TECOS Study Group, . "Hypertension Control in Adults With Diabetes Mellitus and Recurrent Cardiovascular Events: Global Results From the Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sitagliptin." Hypertension (Dallas, Tex. : 1979) 70, no. 5 (November 2017): 907-914.

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28847886
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Navar, AM, Taylor, B, Mulder, H, Fievitz, E, Monda, KL, Fievitz, A, Maya, JF, López, JAG, and Peterson, ED. "Association of Prior Authorization and Out-of-pocket Costs With Patient Access to PCSK9 Inhibitor Therapy." Jama Cardiology 2, no. 11 (November 2017): 1217-1225.

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28973087
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