Department / Division
Medicine / Medicine - Cardiology
Durham, NC 27710
Critical care and general cardiology; acute coronary syndromes; geriatric cardiology
Dr. Peterson is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University Medical Center. He is the Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Peterson also served as Vice Chair for Quality in the Department of Medicine (DUMC) from 2004-2010. His formal research training inlcudes an MPH from Harvard University with special emphasis in biostatistics, health economics, and decision analysis. Dr. Peterson is a leader in quality research, with over 660 peer-reviewed publications in the field. He is also the Principal Investigator for the NIH/AHRQ Duke Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs), Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) National Cardiac Surgery Database, Data Coordinating Center for both the American College of Cardiology's National Cardiac Database (ACC-NCDR) and the American Heart Association's Get With The Guidelines Database (AHA GWTG). He is also PI/Center Director for the American Heart Association's Pharmaceutical Roundtable Outcomes Center (one of four nation-wide) as well as Director of the Coordinating Center for the NHLBI's Centers for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research. Over the past 20 years Dr. Peterson has mentored more than 20 fellows, thus helping create the next generation of physician scientists.
Dr. Peterson participates on multiple national committees including Past Chair of the AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Interdisciplinary Working Group; Chair of the AHA Strategic Planning Committee; Chair of the ACCF Task Force on Performance Measures; ACCF Appropriateness Criteria Implementation Working Group; the VA's Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) Excecutive Committee, the National Quality Forum Technial Advisory Panel for Priorities, Goals, and a Measurement Framework; the Institute of Medicine (IOM) Committee on Large Simple Trials and Knowledge Generation, and Co-Chair of the National Quality Forum Outpatient Imaging Efficiency Project Steering Committee. He is the President of the American Heart Association's Mid-Atlantic Affiliate as well as President of the American Heart Association's Triangle Chapter. Dr. Peterson is also a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI) Council. He received the DukeMed Scholar Award in 2007. In April 2010, he was awarded the Fred Cobb, MD Distinguished Professor of Medicine. He is also a Contribuing Editor for the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
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Patel, MR; Peterson, ED; Dai, D; Brennan, JM; Redberg, RF; Anderson, HV; Brindis, RG; Douglas, PS. Low diagnostic yield of elective coronary angiography. New England Journal of Medicine. 2010;362:886-895. (2010) Abstract
Albert, NM; Yancy, CW; Liang, L; Zhao, X; Hernandez, AF; Peterson, ED; Cannon, CP; Fonarow, GC. Use of aldosterone antagonists in heart failure. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302:1658-1665. (2009) Abstract
Antman, EM; Peterson, ED. Tools for guiding clinical practice from the american heart association and the american college of cardiology: what are they and how should clinicians use them?. Circulation. 2009;119:1180-1185. (2009) Abstract
Chan, PS; Nichol, G; Krumholz, HM; Spertus, JA; Jones, PG; Peterson, ED; Rathore, SS; Nallamothu, BK; American Heart Association National Registry of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (NRCPR) Investigators. Racial differences in survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302:1195-1201. (2009) Abstract
Fonarow, GC; Peterson, ED. Heart failure performance measures and outcomes: real or illusory gains. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302:792-794. (2009) Abstract
Glickman, SW; McHutchison, JG; Peterson, ED; Cairns, CB; Harrington, RA; Califf, RM; Schulman, KA. Ethical and scientific implications of the globalization of clinical research. New England Journal of Medicine. 2009;360:816-823. (2009) Abstract
Ho, PM; Maddox, TM; Wang, L; Fihn, SD; Jesse, RL; Peterson, ED; Rumsfeld, JS. Risk of adverse outcomes associated with concomitant use of clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors following acute coronary syndrome. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;301:937-944. (2009) Abstract
Lopes, RD; Hafley, GE; Allen, KB; Ferguson, TB; Peterson, ED; Harrington, RA; Mehta, RH; Gibson, CM; Mack, MJ; Kouchoukos, NT; Califf, RM; Alexander, JH. Endoscopic versus open vein-graft harvesting in coronary-artery bypass surgery. New England Journal of Medicine. 2009;361:235-244. (2009) Abstract
Peterson, ED. Innovation and comparative-effectiveness research in cardiac surgery. New England Journal of Medicine. 2009;361:1897-1899. (2009) Abstract
Tsai, TT; Maddox, TM; Roe, MT; Dai, D; Alexander, KP; Ho, PM; Messenger, JC; Nallamothu, BK; Peterson, ED; Rumsfeld, JS; National Cardiovascular Data Registry. Contraindicated medication use in dialysis patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2009;302:2458-2464. (2009) Abstract
Hernandez, AF; Shea, AM; Milano, CA; Rogers, JG; Hammill, BG; O'Connor, CM; Schulman, KA; Peterson, ED; Curtis, LH. Long-term outcomes and costs of ventricular assist devices among Medicare beneficiaries. JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association. 2008;300:2398-2406. (2008) Abstract