Carol Yamada was a Human Starfleet officer in the mid-24th century.
In 2365 she held the rank of commander. On stardate 41044.2, she and three other commanders, plus one captain, were transferred to the USS Discovery from the USS James Fennimore Cooper. (TNG: "Conspiracy")
This character was never mentioned in dialog; her name came from a mission order. Her middle name was illegible.