Josh F. Peterson, M.D.

Faculty Appointments
Professor of Biomedical Informatics Professor of Medicine
M.P.H., Public Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MassachusettsM.D., Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., Science, Stanford University, Stanford, California
Office Address
2525 West End Ave
Suite 1050
Nashville, TN 37203
Siew ED, Parr SK, Abdel-Kader K, Eden SK, Peterson JF, Bansal N, Hung AM, Fly J, Speroff T, Ikizler TA, Matheny ME. Predictors of Recurrent AKI. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 27(4): 1190-200. PMID: 26264853, PMCID: PMC4814177, PII: ASN.2014121218, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2014121218, ISSN: 1533-3450.

Schildcrout JS, Shi Y, Danciu I, Bowton E, Field JR, Pulley JM, Basford MA, Gregg W, Cowan JD, Harrell FE, Roden DM, Peterson JF, Denny JC. A prognostic model based on readily available clinical data enriched a pre-emptive pharmacogenetic testing program. J Clin Epidemiol [print-electronic]. 2016 Apr; 72: 107-15. PMID: 26628336, PMCID: PMC4779720, PII: S0895-4356(15)00545-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclinepi.2015.08.028, ISSN: 1878-5921.

Hoffman JM, Dunnenberger HM, Kevin Hicks J, Caudle KE, Whirl Carrillo M, Freimuth RR, Williams MS, Klein TE, Peterson JF. Developing knowledge resources to support precision medicine: principles from the Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC). J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2016 Mar 3/28/2016; PMID: 27026620, PII: ocw027, DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocw027, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Peterson JF, Field JR, Unertl K, Schildcrout JS, Johnson DC, Shi Y, Danciu I, Cleator JH, Pulley JM, McPherson JA, Denny JC, Laposata M, Roden DM, Johnson KB. Physician response to implementation of genotype-tailored antiplatelet therapy. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2015 Dec 12/22/2015; PMID: 26693963, DOI: 10.1002/cpt.331, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Shirts BH, Salama JS, Aronson SJ, Chung WK, Gray SW, Hindorff LA, Jarvik GP, Plon SE, Stoffel EM, Tarczy-Hornoch PZ, Van Allen EM, Weck KE, Chute CG, Freimuth RR, Grundmeier RW, Hartzler AL, Li R, Peissig PL, Peterson JF, Rasmussen LV, Starren JB, Williams MS, Overby CL. CSER and eMERGE: current and potential state of the display of genetic information in the electronic health record. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2015 Nov; 22(6): 1231-42. PMID: 26142422, PII: ocv065, DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocv065, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Cronin RM, VanHouten JP, Siew ED, Eden SK, Fihn SD, Nielson CD, Peterson JF, Baker CR, Ikizler TA, Speroff T, Matheny ME. National Veterans Health Administration inpatient risk stratification models for hospital-acquired acute kidney injury. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2015 Sep; 22(5): 1054-71. PMID: 26104740, PII: ocv051, DOI: 10.1093/jamia/ocv051, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Peterson JF, Field JR, Shi Y, Schildcrout JS, Denny JC, McGregor TL, Van Driest SL, Pulley JM, Lubin IM, Laposata M, Roden DM, Clayton EW. Attitudes of clinicians following large-scale pharmacogenomics implementation. Pharmacogenomics J [print-electronic]. 2015 Aug 8/11/2015; PMID: 26261062, PMCID: PMC4751074, PII: tpj201557, DOI: 10.1038/tpj.2015.57, ISSN: 1473-1150.

Birdwell KA, Decker B, Barbarino JM, Peterson JF, Stein CM, Sadee W, Wang D, Vinks AA, He Y, Swen JJ, Leeder JS, van Schaik R, Thummel KE, Klein TE, Caudle KE, MacPhee IA. Clinical Pharmacogenetics Implementation Consortium (CPIC) Guidelines for CYP3A5 Genotype and Tacrolimus Dosing. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2015 Jul; 98(1): 19-24. PMID: 25801146, PMCID: PMC4481158, DOI: 10.1002/cpt.113.

Wiley LK, Moretz JD, Denny JC, Peterson JF, Bush WS. Phenotyping Adverse Drug Reactions: Statin-Related Myotoxicity. AMIA Jt Summits Transl Sci Proc. 2015; 2015: 466-70. PMID: 26306287, PMCID: PMC4525276, ISSN: 2153-4063.

Unertl KM, Field JR, Price L, Peterson JF. Clinician Perspectives on Using Pharmacogenomics in Clinical Practice. Per Med. 2015; 12(4): 339-47. PMID: 26635887, PMCID: PMC4664195, DOI: 10.2217/pme.15.10, ISSN: 1741-0541.

Peterson JF, Kripalani S, Danciu I, Harrell D, Marvanova M, Mixon AS, Rodriguez C, Powers JS. Electronic surveillance and pharmacist intervention for vulnerable older inpatients on high-risk medication regimens. J Am Geriatr Soc [print-electronic]. 2014 Nov; 62(11): 2148-52. PMID: 25366414, PMCID: PMC4337022, DOI: 10.1111/jgs.13057, ISSN: 1532-5415.

Rasmussen-Torvik LJ, Stallings SC, Gordon AS, Almoguera B, Basford MA, Bielinski SJ, Brautbar A, Brilliant MH, Carrell DS, Connolly JJ, Crosslin DR, Doheny KF, Gallego CJ, Gottesman O, Kim DS, Leppig KA, Li R, Lin S, Manzi S, Mejia AR, Pacheco JA, Pan V, Pathak J, Perry CL, Peterson JF, Prows CA, Ralston J, Rasmussen LV, Ritchie MD, Sadhasivam S, Scott SA, Smith M, Vega A, Vinks AA, Volpi S, Wolf WA, Bottinger E, Chisholm RL, Chute CG, Haines JL, Harley JB, Keating B, Holm IA, Kullo IJ, Jarvik GP, Larson EB, Manolio T, McCarty CA, Nickerson DA, Scherer SE, Williams MS, Roden DM, Denny JC. Design and anticipated outcomes of the eMERGE-PGx project: a multicenter pilot for preemptive pharmacogenomics in electronic health record systems. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2014 Oct; 96(4): 482-9. PMID: 24960519, PMCID: PMC4169732, PII: clpt2014137, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2014.137, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Bowton E, Field JR, Wang S, Schildcrout JS, Van Driest SL, Delaney JT, Cowan J, Weeke P, Mosley JD, Wells QS, Karnes JH, Shaffer C, Peterson JF, Denny JC, Roden DM, Pulley JM. Biobanks and electronic medical records: enabling cost-effective research. Sci Transl Med. 2014 Apr 4/30/2014; 6(234): 234cm3. PMID: 24786321, PMCID: PMC4226414, PII: 6/234/234cm3, DOI: 10.1126/scitranslmed.3008604, ISSN: 1946-6242.

Van Driest SL, Shi Y, Bowton EA, Schildcrout JS, Peterson JF, Pulley J, Denny JC, Roden DM. Clinically actionable genotypes among 10,000 patients with preemptive pharmacogenomic testing. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2014 Apr; 95(4): 423-31. PMID: 24253661, PMCID: PMC3961508, PII: clpt2013229, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2013.229, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Karnes JH, Van Driest S, Bowton EA, Weeke PE, Mosley JD, Peterson JF, Denny JC, Roden DM. Using systems approaches to address challenges for clinical implementation of pharmacogenomics. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Syst Biol Med [print-electronic]. 2014 Mar; 6(2): 125-35. PMID: 24319008, PMCID: PMC3944797, DOI: 10.1002/wsbm.1255, ISSN: 1939-005X.

Matheny ME, Peterson JF, Eden SK, Hung AM, Speroff T, Abdel-Kader K, Parr SK, Ikizler TA, Siew ED. Laboratory test surveillance following acute kidney injury. PLoS ONE. 2014; 9(8): e103746. PMID: 25117447, PMCID: PMC4130516, PII: PONE-D-14-10168, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0103746, ISSN: 1932-6203.

Overby CL, Rasmussen LV, Hartzler A, Connolly JJ, Peterson JF, Hedberg RE, Freimuth RR, Shirts BH, Denny JC, Larson EB, Chute CG, Jarvik GP, Ralston JD, Shuldiner AR, Starren J, Kullo IJ, Tarczy-Hornoch P, Williams MS. A Template for Authoring and Adapting Genomic Medicine Content in the eMERGE Infobutton Project. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2014; 2014: 944-53. PMID: 25954402, PMCID: PMC4419923, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Peterson JF, Bowton E, Field JR, Beller M, Mitchell J, Schildcrout J, Gregg W, Johnson K, Jirjis JN, Roden DM, Pulley JM, Denny JC. Electronic health record design and implementation for pharmacogenomics: a local perspective. Genet. Med [print-electronic]. 2013 Oct; 15(10): 833-41. PMID: 24009000, PMCID: PMC3925979, PII: gim2013109, DOI: 10.1038/gim.2013.109, ISSN: 1530-0366.

Cox ZL, McCoy AB, Matheny ME, Bhave G, Peterson NB, Siew ED, Lewis J, Danciu I, Bian A, Shintani A, Ikizler TA, Neal EB, Peterson JF. Adverse drug events during AKI and its recovery. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2013 Jul; 8(7): 1070-8. PMID: 23539228, PMCID: PMC3700703, PII: CJN.11921112, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.11921112, ISSN: 1555-905X.

Janz DR, Bastarache JA, Peterson JF, Sills G, Wickersham N, May AK, Roberts LJ, Ware LB. Association between cell-free hemoglobin, acetaminophen, and mortality in patients with sepsis: an observational study. Crit. Care Med. 2013 Mar; 41(3): 784-90. PMID: 23314583, PMCID: PMC3578977, DOI: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3182741a54, ISSN: 1530-0293.

Siew ED, Peterson JF, Eden SK, Moons KG, Ikizler TA, Matheny ME. Use of multiple imputation method to improve estimation of missing baseline serum creatinine in acute kidney injury research. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2013 Jan; 8(1): 10-8. PMID: 23037980, PMCID: PMC3531649, PII: CJN.00200112, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.00200112, ISSN: 1555-905X.

Schildcrout JS, Denny JC, Bowton E, Gregg W, Pulley JM, Basford MA, Cowan JD, Xu H, Ramirez AH, Crawford DC, Ritchie MD, Peterson JF, Masys DR, Wilke RA, Roden DM. Optimizing drug outcomes through pharmacogenetics: a case for preemptive genotyping. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2012 Aug; 92(2): 235-42. PMID: 22739144, PMCID: PMC3785311, PII: clpt201266, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2012.66, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Pulley JM, Denny JC, Peterson JF, Bernard GR, Vnencak-Jones CL, Ramirez AH, Delaney JT, Bowton E, Brothers K, Johnson K, Crawford DC, Schildcrout J, Masys DR, Dilks HH, Wilke RA, Clayton EW, Shultz E, Laposata M, McPherson J, Jirjis JN, Roden DM. Operational implementation of prospective genotyping for personalized medicine: the design of the Vanderbilt PREDICT project. Clin. Pharmacol. Ther [print-electronic]. 2012 Jul; 92(1): 87-95. PMID: 22588608, PMCID: PMC3581305, PII: clpt2011371, DOI: 10.1038/clpt.2011.371, ISSN: 1532-6535.

Siew ED, Ikizler TA, Matheny ME, Shi Y, Schildcrout JS, Danciu I, Dwyer JP, Srichai M, Hung AM, Smith JP, Peterson JF. Estimating baseline kidney function in hospitalized patients with impaired kidney function. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 7(5): 712-9. PMID: 22422536, PMCID: PMC3338282, PII: CJN.10821011, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.10821011, ISSN: 1555-905X.

McCoy AB, Waitman LR, Lewis JB, Wright JA, Choma DP, Miller RA, Peterson JF. A framework for evaluating the appropriateness of clinical decision support alerts and responses. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2012 May; 19(3): 346-52. PMID: 21849334, PMCID: PMC3341775, PII: amiajnl-2011-000185, DOI: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000185, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Siew ED, Peterson JF, Eden SK, Hung AM, Speroff T, Ikizler TA, Matheny ME. Outpatient nephrology referral rates after acute kidney injury. J. Am. Soc. Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2012 Feb; 23(2): 305-12. PMID: 22158435, PMCID: PMC3269178, PII: ASN.2011030315, DOI: 10.1681/ASN.2011030315, ISSN: 1533-3450.

McCoy AB, Cox ZL, Neal EB, Waitman LR, Peterson NB, Bhave G, Siew ED, Danciu I, Lewis JB, Peterson JF. Real-time pharmacy surveillance and clinical decision support to reduce adverse drug events in acute kidney injury: a randomized, controlled trial. Appl Clin Inform [print-electronic]. 2012 Jan 1/1/2012; 3(2): 221-38. PMID: 22719796, PMCID: PMC3377180, DOI: 10.4338/ACI-2012-03-RA-0009, ISSN: 1869-0327.

Denny JC, Choma NN, Peterson JF, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Li M, Peterson NB. Natural language processing improves identification of colorectal cancer testing in the electronic medical record. Med Decis Making [print-electronic]. 2012 Jan; 32(1): 188-97. PMID: 21393557, PII: 0272989X11400418, DOI: 10.1177/0272989X11400418, ISSN: 1552-681X.

Schildcrout JS, Haneuse S, Peterson JF, Denny JC, Matheny ME, Waitman LR, Miller RA. Analyses of longitudinal, hospital clinical laboratory data with application to blood glucose concentrations. Stat Med [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov 11/30/2011; 30(27): 3208-20. PMID: 21948391, PMCID: PMC3339442, DOI: 10.1002/sim.4352, ISSN: 1097-0258.

Waitman LR, Phillips IE, McCoy AB, Danciu I, Halpenny RM, Nelsen CL, Johnson DC, Starmer JM, Peterson JF. Adopting real-time surveillance dashboards as a component of an enterprisewide medication safety strategy. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2011 Jul; 37(7): 326-32. PMID: 21819031, ISSN: 1553-7250.

Cox ZL, Nelsen CL, Waitman LR, McCoy JA, Peterson JF. Effects of clinical decision support on initial dosing and monitoring of tobramycin and amikacin. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2011 Apr 4/1/2011; 68(7): 624-32. PMID: 21411805, PMCID: PMC3060379, PII: 68/7/624, DOI: 10.2146/ajhp100155, ISSN: 1535-2900.

Khan NA, Peterson JF. A surveillance tool to support quality assurance and research in personalized medicine. AMIA Annu Symp Proc [print-electronic]. 2011; 2011: 701-8. PMID: 22195126, PMCID: PMC3243202, ISSN: 1942-597X.

McCoy AB, Waitman LR, Gadd CS, Danciu I, Smith JP, Lewis JB, Schildcrout JS, Peterson JF. A computerized provider order entry intervention for medication safety during acute kidney injury: a quality improvement report. Am. J. Kidney Dis [print-electronic]. 2010 Nov; 56(5): 832-41. PMID: 20709437, PMCID: PMC2963668, PII: S0272-6386(10)01048-6, DOI: 10.1053/j.ajkd.2010.05.024, ISSN: 1523-6838.

Matheny ME, Miller RA, Ikizler TA, Waitman LR, Denny JC, Schildcrout JS, Dittus RS, Peterson JF. Development of inpatient risk stratification models of acute kidney injury for use in electronic health records. Med Decis Making [print-electronic]. 2010 Nov; 30(6): 639-50. PMID: 20354229, PMCID: PMC4850549, PII: 0272989X10364246, DOI: 10.1177/0272989X10364246, ISSN: 1552-681X.

Siew ED, Ikizler TA, Gebretsadik T, Shintani A, Wickersham N, Bossert F, Peterson JF, Parikh CR, May AK, Ware LB. Elevated urinary IL-18 levels at the time of ICU admission predict adverse clinical outcomes. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol [print-electronic]. 2010 Aug; 5(8): 1497-505. PMID: 20558561, PMCID: PMC2924408, PII: CJN.09061209, DOI: 10.2215/CJN.09061209, ISSN: 1555-905X.

Denny JC, Peterson JF, Choma NN, Xu H, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Peterson NB. Extracting timing and status descriptors for colonoscopy testing from electronic medical records. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010 Jul; 17(4): 383-8. PMID: 20595304, PMCID: PMC2995656, PII: 17/4/383, DOI: 10.1136/jamia.2010.004804, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Siew ED, Matheny ME, Ikizler TA, Lewis JB, Miller RA, Waitman LR, Go AS, Parikh CR, Peterson JF. Commonly used surrogates for baseline renal function affect the classification and prognosis of acute kidney injury. Kidney Int [print-electronic]. 2010 Mar; 77(6): 536-42. PMID: 20042998, PMCID: PMC2929703, PII: S0085-2538(15)54290-7, DOI: 10.1038/ki.2009.479, ISSN: 1523-1755.

Peterson JF, Shi Y, Denny JC, Matheny ME, Schildcrout JS, Waitman LR, Miller RA. Prevalence and Clinical Significance of Discrepancies within Three Computerized Pre-Admission Medication Lists. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010; 2010: 642-6. PMID: 21347057, PMCID: PMC3041392, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Denny JC, Spickard A, Johnson KB, Peterson NB, Peterson JF, Miller RA. Evaluation of a method to identify and categorize section headers in clinical documents. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2009 Nov; 16(6): 806-15. PMID: 19717800, PMCID: PMC3002123, PII: M3037, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M3037, ISSN: 1527-974X.

Denny JC, Miller RA, Waitman LR, Arrieta MA, Peterson JF. Identifying QT prolongation from ECG impressions using a general-purpose Natural Language Processor. Int J Med Inform [print-electronic]. 2009 Apr; 78 Suppl 1: S34-42. PMID: 18938105, PMCID: PMC2728459, PII: S1386-5056(08)00162-7, DOI: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2008.09.001, ISSN: 1872-8243.

Denny JC, Peterson JF, Choma NN, Xu H, Miller RA, Bastarache L, Peterson NB. Development of a natural language processing system to identify timing and status of colonoscopy testing in electronic medical records. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2009; 2009: 141. PMID: 20351837, PMCID: PMC2815478, ISSN: 1942-597X.

McCoy AB, Peterson JF, Gadd CS, Danciu I, Waitman LR. A system to improve medication safety in the setting of acute kidney injury: initial provider response. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 1051. PMID: 18999252, ISSN: 1942-597X.

FitzHenry F, Doran JB, Matheny ME, Rudge NK, Waitman LR, Sullivan M, Peterson JF. BCMA evaluation: finding significance in near misses. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008; 943. PMID: 18999154, ISSN: 1942-597X.

FitzHenry F, Peterson JF, Arrieta M, Waitman LR, Schildcrout JS, Miller RA. Medication administration discrepancies persist despite electronic ordering. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2007 Nov; 14(6): 756-64. PMID: 17712089, PMCID: PMC2213483, PII: M2359, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M2359, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Peterson JF, Rosenbaum BP, Waitman LR, Habermann R, Powers J, Harrell D, Miller RA. Physicians' response to guided geriatric dosing: initial results from a randomized trial. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2007; 129(Pt 2): 1037-40. PMID: 17911873, ISSN: 0926-9630.

Peterson JF, Pun BT, Dittus RS, Thomason JW, Jackson JC, Shintani AK, Ely EW. Delirium and its motoric subtypes: a study of 614 critically ill patients. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006 Mar; 54(3): 479-84. PMID: 16551316, PII: JGS621, DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2005.00621.x, ISSN: 0002-8614.

Pandharipande P, Shintani A, Peterson J, Pun BT, Wilkinson GR, Dittus RS, Bernard GR, Ely EW. Lorazepam is an independent risk factor for transitioning to delirium in intensive care unit patients. Anesthesiology. 2006 Jan; 104(1): 21-6. PMID: 16394685, PII: 00000542-200601000-00005, ISSN: 0003-3022.

Yu DT, Peterson JF, Seger DL, Gerth WC, Bates DW. Frequency of potential azole drug-drug interactions and consequences of potential fluconazole drug interactions. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2005 Nov; 14(11): 755-67. PMID: 15654717, DOI: 10.1002/pds.1073, ISSN: 1053-8569.

Thomason JW, Shintani A, Peterson JF, Pun BT, Jackson JC, Ely EW. Intensive care unit delirium is an independent predictor of longer hospital stay: a prospective analysis of 261 non-ventilated patients. Crit Care [print-electronic]. 2005 Aug; 9(4): R375-81. PMID: 16137350, PMCID: PMC1269454, PII: cc3729, DOI: 10.1186/cc3729, ISSN: 1466-609X.

Pun BT, Gordon SM, Peterson JF, Shintani AK, Jackson JC, Foss J, Harding SD, Bernard GR, Dittus RS, Ely EW. Large-scale implementation of sedation and delirium monitoring in the intensive care unit: a report from two medical centers. Crit. Care Med. 2005 Jun; 33(6): 1199-205. PMID: 15942331, PII: 00003246-200506000-00002, ISSN: 0090-3493.

Peterson JF, Kuperman GJ, Shek C, Patel M, Avorn J, Bates DW. Guided prescription of psychotropic medications for geriatric inpatients. Arch. Intern. Med. 2005 Apr 4/11/2005; 165(7): 802-7. PMID: 15824302, PII: 165/7/802, DOI: 10.1001/archinte.165.7.802, ISSN: 0003-9926.

Fitzhenry F, Peterson JF, Arrieta MA, Miller RA. Measuring the quality of medication administration. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 955. PMID: 16779242, PMCID: PMC1479849, PII: 58738, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Denny JC, Spickard A, Miller RA, Schildcrout J, Darbar D, Rosenbloom ST, Peterson JF. Identifying UMLS concepts from ECG Impressions using KnowledgeMap. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2005; 196-200. PMID: 16779029, PMCID: PMC1479847, PII: 58024, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Murff HJ, Forster AJ, Peterson JF, Fiskio JM, Heiman HL, Bates DW. Electronically screening discharge summaries for adverse medical events. J Am Med Inform Assoc [print-electronic]. 2003 Jul; 10(4): 339-50. PMID: 12668691, PMCID: PMC181984, PII: M1201, DOI: 10.1197/jamia.M1201, ISSN: 1067-5027.

Rosenbloom ST, Awad J, Speroff T, Elkin PL, Rothman R, Spickard A, Peterson J, Bauer BA, Wahner-Roedler DL, Lee M, Gregg WM, Johnson KB, Jirjis J, Erlbaum MS, Carter JS, Lincoln MJ, Brown SH. Adequacy of representation of the National Drug File Reference Terminology Physiologic Effects reference hierarchy for commonly prescribed medications. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2003; 569-78. PMID: 14728237, PMCID: PMC1480331, PII: D030003134, ISSN: 1942-597X.

Gandhi TK, Weingart SN, Borus J, Seger AC, Peterson J, Burdick E, Seger DL, Shu K, Federico F, Leape LL, Bates DW. Adverse drug events in ambulatory care. N Engl J Med. 2003; 348((16)): 1556-64.

Peterson JF. Bates DW. Automated selection of drugs and drug dose in patients with renal insufficiency. Medscape medication error and adverse drug reaction column. 2002.

Penny WF, Ben-Yehuda O, Kuroe K, Long J, Bond A, Bhargava V, Peterson JF, McDaniel M, Juliano J, Witztum JL, Ross J, Peterson KL. Improvement of coronary artery endothelial dysfunction with lipid-lowering therapy: heterogeneity of segmental response and correlation with plasma-oxidized low density lipoprotein. J. Am. Coll. Cardiol. 2001 Mar 3/1/2001; 37(3): 766-74. PMID: 11693750, PII: S0735-1097(00)01180-3, ISSN: 0735-1097.

Peterson JF, Bates DW. Preventable medication errors: identifying and eliminating serious drug interactions. J Am Pharm Assoc (Wash). 2001 Mar; 41(2): 159-60. PMID: 11297326, ISSN: 1086-5802.

Graeber TG. Peterson JF. Tsai M. Monica K. Fornace AJ Jr. Giaccia AJ. Hypoxia induces accumulation of p53 protein, but activation of a G1-phase checkpoint by low-oxygen conditions is independent of p53 status. Molecular & Cellular Biology. 1994; 14((9)): 6264-77.

Available Postdoctoral Position Details
Posted: 3/12/2015
The Department of Biomedical Informatics ( is seeking applicants for a post-doctoral position to conduct research within the field of genomic medicine implementation. The position is available immediately, will remain open until filled, and is funded for up to 2 years. Applicants should have knowledge and practical experience managing clinical data sets within a database environment. Experience with high level programming languages including web programming is desirable. The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting implementation research on the optimal use of dense genotype or sequence data to improve patient outcomes. Knowledge of decision analytic or predictive analytic techniques, medical terminologies and ontologies is desirable but not required. Previous experience or education background in genomic medicine is desirable as well. Vanderbilt University, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a leader in biomedical informatics and personalized medicine. To apply, send a CV, a statement of research interest, and the contact information for three references to: Josh F. Peterson MD, MPH (, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.