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Kevin A. Peterson, MD, MPH

FM Kevin A Peterson




Research, Director
Center of Excellence in Primary Care, Director


Practice-based research networks, primary diabetes care, clinical research informatics


MD, Mayo Medical School
MPH, University of Minnesota (epidemiology)
University of Minnesota Hospital Family Medicine Residency
Fellowships: University of Minnesota (faculty development and research)
Fellow, American Academy of Family Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Bio Summary

Peterson's research focuses on diabetes, chronic disease management, and informatics in primary care. He has been PI/site-PI on many NIH-funded studies, including ACCORD, TRANSLATE, and the creation of a national electronic Primary Care Research Network (ePCRN). He currently directs the AHRQ PBRN Resource Center. Peterson is a fellow of AAFP and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh; a diplomate of ABFM; and an affiliate fellow of the University of Minnesota Institute for Health Informatics.

Contact Information

717 Delaware St SE, Ste 454
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Current Grants

2011-ongoing, NHLBI, PI, "ACCORDION: Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk in Diabetes Follow-up on ACCORD Study"

2013-16, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, co-PI, "Measuring Variation in the Degree of Integration of Primary Care and Public Health Services and the Impact on Population Health"

2011-16, NIH/NCRR, co-investigator, Clinical and Translational Science Institute

2013-15, MDH, PI, "We Can Prevent Diabetes" 

2010-15, National Institute on Aging, Site PI, "ASPirin in Reducing the Effects on the Elderly"

Selected Publications

ASPREE Investigator Group (includes Peterson KA). Study design of ASPirin in reducing events in the elderly (ASPREE): a randomized, controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2013;36(2):555-64.

Peterson KA, Delaney BC, Arvanitis AT, Sandberg EA, Speedie S, Bonikowske AR, Marcus BH. A model for the electronic support of practice-based research networks. Ann Fam Med. 2012;10(6):560-7.

Peterson KA, Darby Lipman P, Lange CJ, Cohen RA, Durako S. Supporting better science in primary care: a description of practice-based research networks (PBRNs) in 2011. Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine. 2012;25(5):565-71.

Peterson KA. Essential requirements of information technology for primary care. Family Practice (UK). 2012;29:119-20.

Delaney B, Peterson KA, Speedie S, Taweel A, Arvanitis T, Hobbs R. Envisioning a learning healthcare system: the electronic Primary Care Research Network, a case study. Annals of Family Medicine. 2012;10(1):54-9.

Seaquist ER, Miller ME, Bonds DE, Feinglos M, Goff DC, Peterson KA, et al. The impact of recurrent hypoglycemia and hypoglycemia unawareness on mortality in the ACCORD study. Diabetes Care. 2012:35(2):409-14.

ACCORD Study Group (Cushman WC, Evans GW, Byington RP, Goff DC, Grimm RH, Cutler JA...Peterson KA, et al.) Effects of intensive blood-pressure control in Type 2 diabetes mellitus. New England Journal of Medicine. 2010;362(17):1575-85.



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