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Carlos R Oliveira, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases & Global Health), of Biostatistics (Health Informatics), and of Biomedical Informatics and Data Science; Medical Director, Pediatric AIDS Program; Faculty, Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS)

Contact Information

Carlos R Oliveira, MD, PhD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States



Dr. Carlos Oliveira is an attending physician and specialist in pediatric infectious diseases at Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. He is Board Certified in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Clinical Informatics and serves on the faculty at both Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases & Global Health), of Biostatistics (Health Informatics), and of Biomedical Informatics & Data Science. Dr. Oliveira serves as the Director for Yale’s clinical programs in Pediatric HIV/AIDS, Congenital Infectious Diseases, and Pediatric COVID-19. Dr. Oliveira leads a research group that pursues quantitative, experimental, and field research centered around various aspects of vaccinology and epidemiology of perinatal/neonatal infections.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Investigative Medicine
  • Clinical Fellow
    Yale New Haven Children's Hospital (2016)
  • Health Services Research Trainee
    Yale University
  • Resident
    Children’s Medical Center, University Of Texas Southwestern, Department of Pediatrics
  • MD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • BS
    Dallas Baptist University, Biology

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Castle Connolly Top DoctorCastle Connolly2024
Junior Physician Investigator AwardAmerican Federation for Medical Research2022
Janeway ScholarYale University School of Medicine2022
Paul S. Goldstein, MD LectureshipYale University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics2020
Warshaw ScholarYale University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics2018
Research FellowshipAmerican Cancer Society2017
Clinical Research AwardRobert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust2017
Dr. Herbert Robbins LectureshipCollege of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at Dallas Baptist University2016
Clinical Research Loan Repayment ProgramNational Institutes of Health2015, 2020, 2022
Travel Grant AwardEaster Society of Pediatric Research2015
Resident Research AwardTexas Pediatric Society2013
Trainee Travel AwardSouthern Society of Pediatric Research (SSPR)/Academic Pediatric Association (APA)2011
Alpha Chi National HonorsTexas Alpha Nu National College Honor Society2005
Academic Scholarship AwardDallas Baptist University2003

Professional Service

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (PIDS), Committee on Pediatric COVID-19 TherapiesCo-Chair2022 - Present
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Section on Epidemiology, Public Health & Evidence (SOEPHE)Executive Committee Member2022 - Present
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID)Member2022 - Present
Journal of Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS)Associate Editor2022 - Present
Commonalities with Other Post-Viral Syndromes Task Force, NIH RECOVER InitiativeMember2022 - Present
Eastern Society of Pediatric Research (ESPR)Council Member2021 - Present
NIH: Infectious Disease, Reproductive Health, and Asthma/Pulmonary Conditions (IRAP)Ad-hoc reviewer2021
Pediatric COVID-19 Task ForceChair2020 - Present
PIDS: Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative: Guidance for Children with COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2Member2020 - 2021
Computable Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening and Management, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Advisor2020 - Present

Departments & Organizations