Scott H. Kollins

Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Faculty Fellow of the Center for Child and Family Policy

Scott Kollins is an associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, faculty member of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences and the director of the Duke University ADHD Program. In his laboratory, he and his colleagues study the neuropsychopharmacology of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) in children, adolescents, and adults. His work covers a wide range of areas, including molecular genetics, neuroimaging, and clinical trials. He is particularly interested in understanding the comorbidity between ADHD and smoking/nicotine dependence.

Research Interests:

  • ADHD


  • Ph.D. Auburn University - 1997

Recent Publications (More Publications)

  • KS Koblan, SC Hopkins, K Sarma, F Jin, R Goldman, SH Kollins and A Loebel (2015) Dasotraline for the Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled, Proof-of-Concept Trial in Adults. Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 40, 2745-2752, [doi], [abs]
  • B Vitiello, D Lazzaretto, K Yershova, H Abikoff, N Paykina, JT McCracken, JJ McGough, SH Kollins, LL Greenhill, S Wigal, T Wigal and MA Riddle (2015) Pharmacotherapy of the Preschool ADHD Treatment Study (PATS) Children Growing Up. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 54, 550-556, [doi], [abs]
  • AC Childress, M Brams, AJ Cutler, SH Kollins, J Northcutt, A Padilla and JM Turnbow (2015) The Efficacy and Safety of Evekeo, Racemic Amphetamine Sulfate, for Treatment of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms: A Multicenter, Dose-Optimized, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Crossover Laboratory Classroom Study. Journal of child and adolescent psychopharmacology, 25, 402-414, [doi], [abs]
  • JT Mitchell, L Zylowska and SH Kollins (2015) Mindfulness Meditation Training for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in Adulthood: Current Empirical Support, Treatment Overview, and Future Directions. Cognitive and behavioral practice, 22, 172-191, [doi], [abs]
  • CT Lee, TT Clark, SH Kollins, FJ McClernon and BF Fuemmeler (2015) Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder symptoms and smoking trajectories: race and gender differences. Drug and alcohol dependence, 148, 180-187, [doi], [abs]