Dr. Yoder became an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the Indiana University School of Medicine (IUSM) in 1985, was awarded tenure in 1991, and promoted to Professor of Pediatrics and of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2000. In 2004, Dr. Yoder was named the Richard and Pauline Klingler Professor of Pediatrics. In March 2008, he was promoted to Director, Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research and Associate Chair for Basic Research in the IUSM Department of Pediatrics. In June 2011 he was chosen to serve as Assistant Dean for Entrepreneurial Research for the IUSM and Associate Director for Entrepreneurship for the Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute. He was promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2013.