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Sandro Pinheiro de Oliveira

Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Geriatrics
Duke Box 3003, Durham, NC 27710
3502 Hosp South, Durham, NC


Dr. Pinheiro directs faculty development activities for clinical and basic science faculty, designs medical and interprofessional education curricula, coaches/mentors medical faculty and fellows, and conducts evaluation and research in medical and interprofessional education. His educational competencies are in the areas of adult learning, instructional strategies, active learning, curriculum design and evaluation, and qualitative inquiry. His research activities focus on medical and interprofessional education and the assessment of change in the teaching practice of clinical instructors.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Professor in Medicine · 2021 - Present Medicine, Geriatrics, Medicine
Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health · 2021 - Present Family Medicine and Community Health, Physician Assistant Program, Family Medicine and Community Health
Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery · 2023 - Present Orthopaedic Surgery, Clinical Science Departments
Senior Fellow in the Center for the Study of Aging · 2013 - Present Center for the Study of Aging and Human Development, Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Michigan State University · 1999 Ph.D.
Michigan State University · 1989 M.A.