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Carlos Oliveira, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Disease); Director, Congenital Infectious Diseases; Affiliated Faculty, Yale Institute for Global Health; Co-Director of Yale Network of Vaccine Initiatives, Yale Institute for Global Health; Clinical Scholar, Yale Center for Clinical Investigation (YCCI)

Contact Information

Carlos Oliveira, MD, PhD

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    PO Box 208064

    New Haven, CT 06520

    United States



Carlos R. Oliveira, M.D., PhD. is a Pediatric Infectious Diseases physician-scientist at Yale University and Director of Congenital Infectious Diseases at Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital. He holds appointments as Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (Infectious Diseases & Global Health) at Yale School of Medicine and of Biostatistics (Health Informatics) at Yale School of Public Health.

As an infectious disease clinician, Dr. Oliveira provides clinical consultation at the Yale New Haven Children's Hospital and oversees the training of students, residents, and fellows while attending on the wards and in outpatient clinics. In addition to serving as the Director of Congenital Infectious Diseases, Dr. Oliveira is part of the leadership of Yale's pediatric HIV/AIDS program, and he chairs the multidisciplinary pediatric COVID-19 and MIS-C treatment team. His research centers around the clinical epidemiology of pediatric infectious diseases, medical informatics, and vaccinology. 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
  • Health Services Research
    Yale University
  • Infectious Diseases Fellowship
    Yale School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics Residency
    Children’s Medical Center, University Of Texas Southwestern, Department of Pediatrics

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
K23 AwardNIH/NIAID2021
Paul S. Goldstein, MD LectureshipDepartment of Pediatrics2020
KL2 AwardNIH/NCATS2019
Research FellowshipAmerican Cancer Society2017
Clinical Health Services and Policy Research AwardRobert E. Leet and Clara Guthrie Patterson Trust2017
Dr. Herbert Robbins LectureshipCollege of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Dallas Baptist University2016
Yale Clinical ScholarYale Center for Clinical Investigation2016, 2019
Clinical Research LRP AwardNIH2015, 2017
Clinical Case Presentation Travel AwardEaster Society of Pediatric Research2015
Pediatric Research AwardTexas Pediatric Society2013
Trainee Research AwardSouthern Society of Pediatric Research and American Academy of Pediatrics2011

Professional Service

Eastern Society of Pediatric ResearchCouncil 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
Warshaw ScholarsMember2018 - Present

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