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

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Timothy R. Peters, M.D.

Associate Professor,

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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

Influenza, Human; Influenza Vaccines; Orthomyxoviridae; Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype; Pneumococcal Vaccines
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Contact Information

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


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Recent Publications

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

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

Multicenter surveillance of Streptococcus pneumoniae isolates from middle ear and mastoid cultures in the 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine era. 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.. Clin Infect Dis. 2015;60(9):1339-1345.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Streptococcus pneumoniae (pneumococcus). Peters TR, Abramson JS. 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.

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

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

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

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

Invasive pneumococcal disease: the target is moving [editorial]. Peters TR, Poehling KA.. 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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