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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; Director, Pediatric AIDS, and Congenital Infectious Diseases; Co-Lead of Yale Network of Vaccine Initiatives, Yale Institute for Global Health

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
  • Health Services Research Trainee
    Yale University
  • Pediatrics Residency
    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
Warshaw Scholar2022
Yale Center for Clinical Investigation Clinical Scholar Award2022
Paul S. Goldstein, MD Lectureship2020
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 AwardNIH Loan Repayment Program2015
Case Challenge AwardEaster Society of Pediatric Research2015
Pediatric Research AwardTexas Pediatric Society2013
Trainee Research AwardSouthern Society of Pediatric Research and American Academy of Pediatrics2011
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)Member2022 - Present
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP): Section on Infectious Diseases (SOID)Member2022 - 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
CDC: Special Emphasis Panel on Seasonal and Pandemic Influenza Prevention and ControlAd-hoc reviewer2020 - Present
PIDS: Antimicrobial Stewardship Collaborative: Guidance for Children with COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2Member2020 - 2021
NIH Special Emphasis Panel for Rapid Investigation of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19Ad-hoc reviewer2020
NIH/NCATS: COVID-19 Collaborative Innovation AwardsAd-hoc reviewer2020
Computable Guidelines for Cervical Cancer Screening and Management, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)Advisor2020 - Present

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