Skip to main content

Scott Haden Kollins, PhD

Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Division: 
Child & Family Mental Health & Community Psychiatry
Category: 
Office: 2608 Erwin Road Lakeview Pavi, Durham, NC 27705
Campus Mail: DUMC Box 3527 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710

Scott H. Kollins, PhD received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Duke and his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University. After completing his clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as Chief Intern, he joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University for three years, before joining the Duke faculty in 2000. Dr. Kollins has published more than 125 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals.  Over the past 10 years, his research has been supported by 6 different federal agencies, including NICHD, NIDA, NIMH, NIEHS, NINDS, and EPA, and he currently holds a mid-career K24 award from NIDA.  He has also served as PI on more than 40 industry-funded clinical trials and is a consultant to a number of pharmaceutical companies in the area of ADHD clinical psychopharmacology.  He has served as a standing member of the Child Psychopathology and Developmental Disabilities study section and also served as an ad-hoc reviewer for 10 additional NIH study sections and 7 international granting agencies. He is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Attention Disorders and has reviewed for more than 50 different peer-reviewed journals. He is an elected member of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence and the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology. Dr. Kollins is a licensed clinical psychologist and maintains a practice through the ADHD Program’s outpatient clinic. His research interests are in the areas of psychopharmacology and the intersection of ADHD and substance abuse, particularly cigarette smoking.

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., Auburn University, 1997

Selected Grants

Publications

Engelhard, Matthew, Samuel Berchuck, Jyotsna Garg, Shelley Rusincovitch, Geraldine Dawson, and Scott Kollins. “Patterns of Health Services Use Before Age 1 in Children Later Diagnosed With ADHD.” J Atten Disord 25, no. 12 (October 2021): 1639. https://doi.org/10.1177/1087054720914352.

Full Text

Perochon, Sam, Matias Di Martino, Rachel Aiello, Jeffrey Baker, Kimberly Carpenter, Zhuoqing Chang, Scott Compton, et al. “A scalable computational approach to assessing response to name in toddlers with autism.” J Child Psychol Psychiatry 62, no. 9 (September 2021): 1120–31. https://doi.org/10.1111/jcpp.13381.

Full Text

Sweitzer, Maggie M., Lauren R. Pacek, Rachel V. Kozink, Erin Locey, Scott H. Kollins, Eric C. Donny, and F Joseph McClernon. “Reactions to reduced nicotine content cigarettes in a sample of young adult, low-frequency smokers.” Psychopharmacology (Berl) 238, no. 9 (September 2021): 2429–38. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00213-021-05864-1.

Full Text

Faraone, Stephen V., Tobias Banaschewski, David Coghill, Yi Zheng, Joseph Biederman, Mark A. Bellgrove, Jeffrey H. Newcorn, et al. “The World Federation of ADHD International Consensus Statement: 208 Evidence-based conclusions about the disorder.” Neurosci Biobehav Rev 128 (September 2021): 789–818. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2021.01.022.

Full Text

Weissler, E Hope, Tristan Naumann, Tomas Andersson, Rajesh Ranganath, Olivier Elemento, Yuan Luo, Daniel F. Freitag, et al. “The role of machine learning in clinical research: transforming the future of evidence generation.” Trials 22, no. 1 (August 16, 2021): 537. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13063-021-05489-x.

Full Text

Chang, Zhuoqing, J Matias Di Martino, Rachel Aiello, Jeffrey Baker, Kimberly Carpenter, Scott Compton, Naomi Davis, et al. “Computational Methods to Measure Patterns of Gaze in Toddlers With Autism Spectrum Disorder.” Jama Pediatrics 175, no. 8 (August 2021): 827–36. https://doi.org/10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.0530.

Full Text

Maguire, Rachel L., John S. House, Dillon T. Lloyd, Harlyn G. Skinner, Terrence K. Allen, Asifa Mohamed Raffi, David A. Skaar, et al. “Associations between maternal obesity, gestational cytokine levels and child obesity in the NEST cohort.” Pediatr Obes 16, no. 7 (July 2021): e12763. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijpo.12763.

Full Text

Ksinan, Albert J., Yaou Sheng, Elizabeth K. Do, Julia C. Schechter, Junfeng Jim Zhang, Rachel L. Maguire, Cathrine Hoyo, et al. “Identifying the Best Questions for Rapid Screening of Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Children.” Nicotine Tob Res 23, no. 7 (June 8, 2021): 1217–23. https://doi.org/10.1093/ntr/ntaa254.

Full Text

Franz, Lauren, Jill Howard, Marisa Viljoen, Linmarie Sikich, Tara Chandrasekhar, Scott H. Kollins, Lawrence Lee, et al. “Pragmatic adaptations of telehealth-delivered caregiver coaching for children with autism in the context of COVID-19: Perspectives from the United States and South Africa.” Autism, June 8, 2021, 13623613211022584. https://doi.org/10.1177/13623613211022585.

Full Text

Childress, Ann C., Scott H. Kollins, Andrew J. Cutler, Andrea Marraffino, and Carolyn R. Sikes. “Open-Label Dose Optimization of Methylphenidate Extended-Release Orally Disintegrating Tablet in a Laboratory Classroom Study of Children with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.” J Child Adolesc Psychopharmacol 31, no. 5 (June 2021): 342–49. https://doi.org/10.1089/cap.2020.0142.

Full Text

Pages