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

Xian, Y, Hernandez, AF, Harding, T, Fonarow, GC, Bhatt, DL, Suter, RE, Khan, Y, Schwamm, LH, and Peterson, ED. "Acute management of stroke patients taking non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants Addressing Real-world Anticoagulant Management Issues in Stroke (ARAMIS) Registry: Design and rationale." American heart journal 182 (December 2016): 28-35.

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27914497
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Cornel, JH, Bakris, GL, Stevens, SR, Alvarsson, M, Bax, WA, Chuang, L-M, Engel, SS, Lopes, RD, McGuire, DK, Riefflin, A, Rodbard, HW, Sinay, I, Tankova, T, Wainstein, J, Peterson, ED, Holman, RR, and TECOS Study Group, . "Effect of Sitagliptin on Kidney Function and Respective Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes: Outcomes From TECOS." Diabetes care 39, no. 12 (December 2016): 2304-2310.

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27742728
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Randolph, TC, Simon, DN, Thomas, L, Allen, LA, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Reiffel, JA, Naccarelli, GV, Chan, PS, Spertus, JA, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and ORBIT AF Investigators and Patients, . "Patient factors associated with quality of life in atrial fibrillation." American heart journal 182 (December 2016): 135-143.

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27914493
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Jacobs, JP, Shahian, DM, Prager, RL, Edwards, FH, McDonald, D, Han, JM, D'Agostino, RS, Jacobs, ML, Kozower, BD, Badhwar, V, Thourani, VH, Gaissert, HA, Fernandez, FG, Wright, CD, Paone, G, Cleveland, JC, Brennan, JM, Dokholyan, RS, Brothers, L, Vemulapalli, S, Habib, RH, O'Brien, SM, Peterson, ED, Grover, FL, Patterson, GA, and Bavaria, JE. "The Society of Thoracic Surgeons National Database 2016 Annual Report." The Annals of thoracic surgery 102, no. 6 (December 2016): 1790-1797.

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27847042
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Steinberg, BA, Shrader, P, Thomas, L, Ansell, J, Fonarow, GC, Gersh, BJ, Kowey, PR, Mahaffey, KW, Naccarelli, G, Reiffel, J, Singer, DE, Peterson, ED, Piccini, JP, and ORBIT-AF Investigators and Patients, . "Off-Label Dosing of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants and Adverse Outcomes: The ORBIT-AF II Registry." Journal of the American College of Cardiology 68, no. 24 (December 2016): 2597-2604.

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27978942
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Gibson, CM, Mehran, R, Bode, C, Halperin, J, Verheugt, FW, Wildgoose, P, Birmingham, M, Ianus, J, Burton, P, van Eickels, M, Korjian, S, Daaboul, Y, Lip, GYH, Cohen, M, Husted, S, Peterson, ED, and Fox, KA. "Prevention of Bleeding in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation Undergoing PCI." The New England journal of medicine 375, no. 25 (December 2016): 2423-2434.

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27959713
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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, and Fonarow, GC. "Predictors and Prognostic Implications of Incident Heart Failure in Patients With Prevalent Atrial Fibrillation." JACC. Heart failure (November 30, 2016).

PMID
28017349
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Gundlund, A, Olesen, JB, Staerk, L, Lee, C, Piccini, JP, Peterson, ED, Køber, L, Torp-Pedersen, C, Gislason, GH, and Fosbøl, EL. "Outcomes Associated With Familial Versus Nonfamilial Atrial Fibrillation: A Matched Nationwide Cohort Study." Journal of the American Heart Association 5, no. 11 (November 19, 2016).

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27866162
Scholars@Duke

Medford-Davis, LN, Fonarow, GC, Bhatt, DL, Xu, H, Smith, EE, Suter, R, Peterson, ED, Xian, Y, Matsouaka, RA, and Schwamm, LH. "Impact of Insurance Status on Outcomes and Use of Rehabilitation Services in Acute Ischemic Stroke: Findings From Get With The Guidelines-Stroke." Journal of the American Heart Association 5, no. 11 (November 14, 2016).

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27930356
Scholars@Duke

Wang, T, McCoy, LA, Choudhry, NK, Henry, TD, Cannon, CP, Fonarow, GC, Doll, JA, Cohen, DJ, Bhandary, DD, Khan, N, Anstrom, KJ, and Peterson, ED. "Hospital Strategies to Address Non-Adherence to Guideline-Recommended Dual Antiplatelet Therapy After Myocardial Infarction: Findings From the Affordability and Real-World Antiplatelet Treatment Effectiveness After Myocardial Infarction Study (ARTEMIS)." November 11, 2016.

Scholars@Duke

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