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

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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Pandey, A, Kim, S, Moore, C, Thomas, L, Gersh, B, Allen, LA, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Hylek, E, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, Fonarow, GC, and ORBIT-AF Investigators and Patients, . "Predictors and Prognostic Implications of Incident Heart Failure in Patients With Prevalent Atrial Fibrillation." JACC. Heart failure 5, no. 1 (January 2017): 44-52.

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28034376
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Sellke, FW, and Peterson, ED. "Highlights of the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2016." Circulation 135, no. 1 (January 2017): 100-101.

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28028063
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Bettger, JP, Thomas, L, Liang, L, Xian, Y, Bushnell, CD, Saver, JL, Fonarow, GC, and Peterson, ED. "Hospital Variation in Functional Recovery After Stroke." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 1 (January 2017).

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28096203
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Hess, PL, Hernandez, AF, Bhatt, DL, Hellkamp, AS, Yancy, CW, Schwamm, LH, Peterson, ED, Schulte, PJ, Fonarow, GC, and Al-Khatib, SM. "Response by Hess et al to Letter Regarding Article, "Sex and Race/Ethnicity Differences in Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Counseling and Use Among Patients Hospitalized With Heart Failure: Findings From the Get With The Guidelines-Heart Failure Program"." Circulation 135, no. 3 (January 2017): e22-e23. (Letter)

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28093499
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Xian, Y, Xu, H, Lytle, B, Blevins, J, Peterson, ED, Hernandez, AF, Smith, EE, Saver, JL, Messé, SR, Paulsen, M, Suter, RE, Reeves, MJ, Jauch, EC, Schwamm, LH, and Fonarow, GC. "Use of Strategies to Improve Door-to-Needle Times With Tissue-Type Plasminogen Activator in Acute Ischemic Stroke in Clinical Practice: Findings from Target: Stroke." Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes 10, no. 1 (January 2017).

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28096207
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Piccini, JP, Peterson, ED, and Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation Investigators and Patients, . "Differences in Clinical and Functional Outcomes of Atrial Fibrillation in Women and Men-Reply." JAMA cardiology 2, no. 1 (January 2017): 108-110.

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27784042
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Josse, RG, Majumdar, SR, Zheng, Y, Adler, A, Bethel, MA, Buse, JB, Green, JB, Kaufman, KD, Rodbard, HW, Tankova, T, Westerhout, CM, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, Armstrong, PW, and TECOS Study Group, . "Sitagliptin and risk of fractures in type 2 diabetes: Results from the TECOS trial." Diabetes, obesity & metabolism 19, no. 1 (January 2017): 78-86.

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27607571
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Fanaroff, AC, Peterson, ED, Chen, AY, Thomas, L, Doll, JA, Fordyce, CB, Newby, LK, Amsterdam, EA, Kosiborod, MN, de Lemos, JA, and Wang, TY. "Intensive Care Unit Utilization and Mortality Among Medicare Patients Hospitalized With Non-ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction." JAMA cardiology 2, no. 1 (January 2017): 36-44.

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27806171
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Kim, J-T, Fonarow, GC, Smith, EE, Reeves, MJ, Navalkele, DD, Grotta, JC, Grau-Sepulveda, MV, Hernandez, AF, Peterson, ED, Schwamm, LH, and Saver, JL. "Treatment With Tissue Plasminogen Activator in the Golden Hour and the Shape of the 4.5-Hour Time-Benefit Curve in the National United States Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Population." Circulation 135, no. 2 (January 2017): 128-139.

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27815374
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