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Carlos R Oliveira, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease); Director, Congenital Infectious Diseases; Assistant Professor of Biostatistics (Health Informatics), Yale School of Public Health; 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 for Yale New Haven Children's Hospital. He is Board Certified in General Pediatrics, Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and Clinical Informatics, and serves as an Assistant Professor at Yale School of Medicine and Yale School of Public Health. Dr. Oliveira is the medical Director of Congenital Infectious Diseases and is part of the leadership of Yale's pediatric HIV/AIDS and pediatric COVID-19 programs. His research centers around the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric infectious diseases, vaccinology, and medical informatics. He also co-leads the Yale Network for Vaccine Initiatives (YNVI) and coordinates interdisciplinary research and training in vaccinology.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Yale Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Investigative Medicine
  • MD
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
  • BS
    Dallas Baptist University, Biology
  • Health Services Research Trainee
    Yale University
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children’s Medical Center, University Of Texas Southwestern, Department of Pediatrics

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
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

PIDS: Pediatric COVID-19 Therapies Task ForceCo-Chair2022 - 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
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

Departments & Organizations