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Faculty Physicians

Linda R. Peterson, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Division
Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Rehabilitation

Board Certifications

Cardiology
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Cardiovascular disease, reperfusion therapy, heart disease, estrogen therapy, hypertension, coronary artery bypass graft surgery; supervising and interpreting diagnostic tests, such as echocardiograms, stress echocardiograms, treadmill stress test, holter, event and loop monitors.

  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiology, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri 1996
Residency: Washington University, Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, Missouri 1993
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 1990
B.S.: Georgetown University, Washington D.C. 1986

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A Diet Rich in Medium-Chain Fatty Acids Improves Systolic Function and Alters the Lipidomic Profile in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes: A Pilot Study.
Airhart S, Cade WT, Jiang H, Coggan AR, Racette SB, Korenblat K, Spearie CA, Waller S, O'Connor R, Bashir A, Ory DS, Schaffer JE, Novak E, Farmer M, Waggoner AD, Dávila-Román VG, Javidan-Nejad C, Peterson LR
J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2016 Feb; 101(2)504-12. doi: 10.1210/jc.2015-3292.

PMID:
    26652763
    [PubMed - in process]
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Acute Dietary Nitrate Supplementation Increases Maximal Cycling Power in Athletes.
Rimer EG, Peterson LR, Coggan AR, Martin JC
Int J Sports Physiol Perform. 2015 Dec 2;

PMID:
    26641379
    [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Joint Transcriptional Control of Virulence and Resistance to Antibiotic and Environmental Stress in Acinetobacter baumannii.
Gebhardt MJ, Gallagher LA, Jacobson RK, Usacheva EA, Peterson LR, Zurawski DV, Shuman HA
MBio. 2015 Nov 10; 6(6)e01660-15. doi: 10.1128/mBio.01660-15.

PMID:
    26556274
    [PubMed - in process]
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Nonimpact of Decolonization as an Adjunctive Measure to Contact Precautions for the Control of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Transmission in Acute Care.
Peterson LR, Wright MO, Beaumont JL, Komutanon V, Patel PA, Schora DM, Schmitt BH, Robicsek A
Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015 Oct 12; 60(1)99-104. doi: 10.1128/AAC.02046-15.

PMID:
    26459898
    [PubMed - in process]
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Acute Dietary Nitrate Intake Improves Muscle Contractile Function in Patients With Heart Failure: A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Randomized Trial.
Coggan AR, Leibowitz JL, Spearie CA, Kadkhodayan A, Thomas DP, Ramamurthy S, Mahmood K, Park S, Waller S, Farmer M, Peterson LR
Circ Heart Fail. 2015 Sep; 8(5)914-20. doi: 10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.115.002141.

PMID:
    26179185
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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To Lose Weight or Not to Lose Weight, That Is the Big Question--in Obesity-Related Heart Failure.
Peterson LR
Diabetes. 2015 May; 64(5)1509-10. doi: 10.2337/db15-0003.

PMID:
    25908877
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Type 2 diabetes, obesity, and sex difference affect the fate of glucose in the human heart.
Peterson LR, Herrero P, Coggan AR, Kisrieva-Ware Z, Saeed I, Dence C, Koudelis D, McGill JB, Lyons MR, Novak E, Dávila-Román VG, Waggoner AD, Gropler RJ
Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2015 Jun 15; 308(12)H1510-6. doi: 10.1152/ajpheart.00722.2014.

PMID:
    25888511
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Evaluation of multiple real-time PCR tests on nasal samples in a large MRSA surveillance program.
Patel PA, Robicsek A, Grayes A, Schora DM, Peterson KE, Wright MO, Peterson LR
Am J Clin Pathol. 2015 May; 143(5)652-8. doi: 10.1309/AJCPMDY32ZTDXPFC.

PMID:
    25873498
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Active Surveillance and Decolonization Without Isolation Is Effective in Preventing Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Transmission in the Psychiatry Units.
Das S, Harazin M, Wright MO, Dusich I, Robicsek A, Peterson LR
Open Forum Infect Dis. 2014 Sep; 1(2)ofu067. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofu067.

PMID:
    25734137
    [PubMed]
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Ebola preparation: issues to consider for healthcare institutions.
Peterson LR, Miller JM
MLO Med Lab Obs. 2014 Dec; 46(12)30.

PMID:
    25622450
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Nonutility of catheter tip cultures for the diagnosis of central line-associated bloodstream infection.
Peterson LR, Smith BA
Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Feb 1; 60(3)492-3. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu845.

PMID:
    25355902
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Multidrug-resistant organisms contaminating supply carts of contact isolation patients.
Zelencik S, Schora D, Fisher A, Brudner C, Patel P, Robicsek A, Smith B, Peterson LR, Wright MO
Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct; 42(10)1124-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.06.009.

PMID:
    25278409
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Impact of Detection, Education, Research and Decolonization without Isolation in Long-term care (DERAIL) on methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization and transmission at 3 long-term care facilities.
Schora DM, Boehm S, Das S, Patel PA, O'Brien J, Hines C, Burdsall D, Beaumont J, Peterson K, Fausone M, Peterson LR
Am J Infect Control. 2014 Oct; 42(10 Suppl)S269-73. doi: 10.1016/j.ajic.2014.05.011.

PMID:
    25239721
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Effect of acute dietary nitrate intake on maximal knee extensor speed and power in healthy men and women.
Coggan AR, Leibowitz JL, Kadkhodayan A, Thomas DP, Ramamurthy S, Spearie CA, Waller S, Farmer M, Peterson LR
Nitric Oxide. 2015 Aug 1; 4816-21. doi: 10.1016/j.niox.2014.08.014.

PMID:
    25199856
    [PubMed - in process]
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Sensitivity of surveillance testing for multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria in the intensive care unit.
Ridgway JP, Peterson LR, Thomson RB Jr, Miller BA, Wright MO, Schora DM, Robicsek A
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Nov; 52(11)4047-8. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02369-14.

PMID:
    25143577
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Performance of the Cepheid Xpert® SA Nasal Complete PCR assay compared to culture for detection of methicillin-sensitive and methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization.
Patel PA, Schora DM, Peterson KE, Grayes A, Boehm S, Peterson LR
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2014 Sep; 80(1)32-4. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.05.019.

PMID:
    24952987
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Performance of 3 real-time PCR assays for direct detection of Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA from clinical samples.
Mehta MS, McClure JT, Mangold K, Peterson LR
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2015 Nov; 83(3)211-5. doi: 10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2014.06.005.

PMID:
    26341702
    [PubMed - in process]
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Prediction of major antibiotic resistance in Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae in Singapore, USA and China using a limited set of gene targets.
Ginn AN, Wiklendt AM, Zong Z, Lin RT, Teo JW, Tambyah PA, Peterson LR, Kaul K, Partridge SR, Iredell JR
Int J Antimicrob Agents. 2014 Jun; 43(6)563-5. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2014.02.010.

PMID:
    24721234
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Economic evaluation of laboratory testing strategies for hospital-associated Clostridium difficile infection.
Schroeder LF, Robilotti E, Peterson LR, Banaei N, Dowdy DW
J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Feb; 52(2)489-96. doi: 10.1128/JCM.02777-13.

PMID:
    24478478
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Molecular identification of staphylococcal bacteraemia.
Tang YW, Peterson LR
Lancet Infect Dis. 2014 Feb; 14(2)94-6. doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(13)70364-5.

PMID:
    24457164
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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