Dr. Eric Peterson is a Fred Cobb Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University. He received his medical degree from the University of Pittsburg, completed his residency at Children’s Hospital Boston, was a Fellow in General Internal Medicine at Harvard University, and a Fellow in Cardiology at Duke University. Dr. Peterson is the Principal Investigator of the National Institute of Health, Lung, and Blood Institute Coordinating Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics. He received the American Heart Association Meritorious Achievement Award and was voted one of the world’s top 400 most influential researchers in biomedicine. With over 800 peer-reviewed publications, Dr. Peterson is recognized as a leader in outcomes and quality research.