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

Fanaroff, AC, Kaltenbach, LA, Peterson, ED, Hess, CN, Cohen, DJ, Fonarow, GC, and Wang, TY. "Management of Persistent Angina After Myocardial Infarction Treated With Percutaneous Coronary Intervention: Insights From the TRANSLATE-ACS Study." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 10 (October 19, 2017).

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29051217
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Ibrahim, H, Sharma, PK, Cohen, DJ, Fonarow, GC, Kaltenbach, LA, Effron, MB, Zettler, ME, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Multivessel Versus Culprit Vessel-Only Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Among Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the TRANSLATE-ACS Observational Study." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 10 (October 5, 2017).

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28982673
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Xian, Y, Thomas, L, Liang, L, Federspiel, JJ, Webb, LE, Bushnell, CD, Duncan, PW, Schwamm, LH, Stein, J, Fonarow, GC, Hoenig, H, Montalvo, C, George, MG, Lutz, BJ, Peterson, ED, and Bettger, JP. "Unexplained Variation for Hospitals' Use of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facilities After an Acute Ischemic Stroke." Stroke 48, no. 10 (October 2017): 2836-2842.

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28830975
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Starks, MA, Schmicker, RH, Peterson, ED, May, S, Buick, JE, Kudenchuk, PJ, Drennan, IR, Herren, H, Jasti, J, Sayre, M, Stub, D, Vilke, GM, Stephens, SW, Chang, AM, Nuttall, J, Nichol, G, and Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC), . "Association of Neighborhood Demographics With Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Treatment and Outcomes: Where You Live May Matter." Jama Cardiology 2, no. 10 (October 2017): 1110-1118.

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28854308
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Tisminetzky, M, Wang, TY, Gurwitz, J, Kaltenbach, LA, McManus, D, Gore, J, Peterson, E, and Goldberg, RJ. "Magnitude and Characteristics of Patients Who Survived an Acute Myocardial Infarction." Journal of the American Heart Association 6, no. 9 (September 25, 2017).

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28947562
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Black-Maier, E, Kim, S, Steinberg, BA, Fonarow, GC, Freeman, JV, Kowey, PR, Ansell, J, Gersh, BJ, Mahaffey, KW, Naccarelli, G, Hylek, EM, Go, AS, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) Investigators, . "Oral anticoagulation management in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing cardiac implantable electronic device implantation." Clinical Cardiology 40, no. 9 (September 2017): 746-751.

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28543401
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Pagidipati, NJ, Navar, AM, Pieper, KS, Green, JB, Bethel, MA, Armstrong, PW, Josse, RG, McGuire, DK, Lokhnygina, Y, Cornel, JH, Halvorsen, S, Strandberg, TE, Delibasi, T, Holman, RR, Peterson, ED, and TECOS Study Group, . "Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: International Insights From the TECOS Trial (Trial Evaluating Cardiovascular Outcomes With Sitagliptin)." Circulation 136, no. 13 (September 2017): 1193-1203.

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28626088
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Pagidipati, NJ, Hellkamp, A, Thomas, L, Gulati, M, Peterson, ED, and Wang, TY. "Use of Prescription Smoking Cessation Medications After Myocardial Infarction Among Older Patients in Community Practice." Jama Cardiology 2, no. 9 (September 2017): 1040-1042.

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28724116
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Echouffo-Tcheugui, JB, Shrader, P, Thomas, L, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Singer, DE, Hylek, EM, Go, AS, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and Fonarow, GC. "Care Patterns and Outcomes in Atrial Fibrillation Patients With and Without Diabetes: ORBIT-AF Registry." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 70, no. 11 (September 2017): 1325-1335.

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28882229
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McHorney, CA, Ashton, V, Laliberté, F, Germain, G, Wynant, W, Crivera, C, Schein, JR, Lefebvre, P, and Peterson, ED. "Adherence to Rivaroxaban Compared with Other Oral Anticoagulant Agents Among Patients with Nonvalvular Atrial Fibrillation." Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy 23, no. 9 (September 2017): 980-988.

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28854075
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