Timothy R. Peters, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

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Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-713-4500
Department: 336-713-4500


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Education & Training

  • B.S., Loma Linda University, 1990
  • M.D., Yale University School of Medicine, 1996
  • Residency, Texas Childrens Hosp, 1999
  • Fellowship, Vanderbilt Univ Medical School, 2003

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatrics


  • Am Academy Of Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Disease Soc of Amer

NPI Number

  • 1750478889
Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

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Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Research Interests

education/training (all f, t,, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, infectious diseases, prevention

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-6568 | Department: 336-713-4500


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Recent Publications

Caspard H, Gaglani M, Clipper L, Belongia EA, McLean HQ, Griffin MR, Talbot HK, Poehling KA, Peters TR, Veney N, Ambrose CS. Effectiveness of live attenuated influenza vaccine and inactivated influenza vaccine in children 2-17 years of age in 2013-2014 in the United States. Vaccine. 2016;34(1):77-82.

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Bischoff W, Vannoy L, Blakeney E, Bischoff T, Palavecino E, Sherertz R, Poehling KA. Estimating the burden of pandemic infectious disease: the case of the second wave of pandemic influenza H1N1 in Forsyth County, North Carolina. N C Med J. 2016;77(1):15-22.

Kaplan SL, Center KJ, Barson WJ, Ling-Lin P, Romero JR, Bradley JS, Tan TQ, Hoffman JA, Peters TR, Gurtman A, Scott DA, Trammel J, Gruber WC, Hulten KG, Mason EO. Multicenter surveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from middle ear and mastoid cultures in the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(9):1339-1345.

Guo D, Li KC, Peters TR, Snively BM, Poehling KA, Zhou X. Multi-scale modeling for the transmission of influenza and the evaluation of interventions toward it. Sci Rep. 2015;5():8980.

Miller MR, Peters TR, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Predictors of influenza diagnosis among patients with laboratory-confirmed influenza. J Infect Dis. 2015;212(10):1604-1612.

Holder RC, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Whigham AS, Peters TR, Poehling KA, Swords WE, Reid SD. Otopathogens detected in middle ear fluid obtained during tympanostomy tube insertion: contrasting purulent and non-purulent effusions. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0128606.

Peters TR, Poehling KA. Influenza vaccine in the red zone defense: a game-day player [editorial commentary]. J Infect Dis. 2014;210(5):671-673.

Peters TR, Snively BM, Suerken CK, Blakeney E, Vannoy L, Poehling KA. Relative timing of influenza disease by age group. Vaccine. 2014;32(48):6451-6456.

Peters TR, Blakeney E, Vannoy L, Poehling KA. Evaluation of the limit of detection of the BD Veritor system flu A+B test and two rapid influenza detection tests for influenza virus. Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2013;75(2):200-202.

Bischoff WE, Swett K, Leng I, Peters TR. Exposure to influenza virus aerosols during routine patient care. J Infect Dis. 2013;207(7):1037-1046.

Poehling KA, Vannoy L, Peters TR. Verifying influenza and pneumococcal immunization status of children in 2009-2010 from primary care practice records and from the North Carolina Immunization Registry. N C Med J. 2013;74(3):185-191.

Peters TR, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Winslow JE, Nadkarni MD, Kribbs SB, Poehling KA. Influenza testing, diagnosis, and treatment in the emergency department in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011. Acad Emerg Med. 2013;20(8):786-794.

Poehling KA, Vannoy L, Light LS, Suerken CK, Snively BM, Guitierrez A, Peters TR. Assessment of parental report for 2009-2010 seasonal and monovalent H1N1 influenza vaccines among children in the emergency department or hospital. Acad Pediatr. 2012;12(1):36-42.

Roberts AL, Connolly KL, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Poehling KA, Peters TR, Reid SD. Detection of group A Streptococcus in tonsils from pediatric patients reveals high rate of asymptomatic streptococcal carriage. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():3.

Bischoff WE, Peters TR. Reply to Ambrose and Coelingh--small-particle aerosolization of live attenuated influenza vaccine virus [letter]. J Infect Dis. 2012;205(2):348-349.

Bischoff WE, Peters TR. Transocular infection with influenza and efficacy of barrier methods [reply to letter]. J Infect Dis. 2012;205(2):350.

Halvorson EE, Peters TR, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of accelerating the primary dose of rotavirus vaccine in infants. Vaccine. 2012;30(17):2738-2741.

Peters TR, Banks GC, Snively BM, Poehling KA. Potential impact of parental Tdap immunization on infant pertussis hospitalizations. Vaccine. 2012;30(37):5527-5532.

Poehling KA, Blocker J, Ip EH, Peters TR, Wolfson M. 2009-2010 seasonal influenza vaccination coverage among college students from 8 universities in North Carolina. J Am Coll Health. 2012;60(8):541-547.

Holder RC, Kirse DJ, Evans AK, Peters TR, Poehling KA, Swords WE, Reid SD. One third of middle ear effusions from children undergoing tympanostomy tube placement had multiple bacterial pathogens. BMC Pediatr. 2012;12():87.

Peters TR, Hammon DE, Jarrah RJ, Palavecino EL, Blakeney ES, Poehling KA. Staphylococcal toxic shock syndrome complicating influenza A infection in a young child. ISRN Pulm. 2011;2011():art.645718.

Bischoff WE, Reid T, Russell GB, Peters TR. Transocular entry of seasonal influenza-attenuated virus aerosols and the efficacy of N95 respirators, surgical masks, and eye protection in humans. J Infect Dis. 2011;204(2):193-199.

Peters TR, Abramson JS. Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus) In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, Schor NF, St. Geme JW III, Behrman RE, eds. Nelson textbook of pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier/Saunders;2011: 910-914.

Stancil JM, Peters TR, Givner LB, Poehling KA. Potential impact of accelerating the primary dose of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in infants. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2009;163(5):422-425.

Hunley TE, Spring MD, Peters TR, Weikert DR, Jabs K. Clostridium septicum myonecrosis complicating diarrhea-associated hemolytic uremic syndrome. Pediatr Nephrol. 2008;23(7):1171-1175.

Shinall MC Jr, Peters TR, Zhu Y, Chen Q, Poehling KA. Potential impact of acceleration of the pertussis vaccine primary series for infants. Pediatrics. 2008;122(5):1021-1026.

Derdowski A, Peters TR, Glover N, Qian R, Utley TJ, Burnett A, Williams JV, Spearman P, Crowe JE Jr. Human metapneumovirus nucleoprotein and phosphoprotein interact and provide the minimal requirements for inclusion body formation. J Gen Virol. 2008;89(Pt 11):2698-2708.

Peters TR, Poehling KA. Invasive pneumococcal disease: the target is moving [editorial]. JAMA. 2007;297(16):1825-1826.

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Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Clinical Interests

Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Associate Professor, Pediatrics

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