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Dr. Scott Kollins is a tenured Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine. Scott is the Global Lead for ADHD and Substance Use Disorders; and the Co-Lead for the Digital Health Solutions Initiative at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). He is also the Director of the Duke ADHD Program. He received his undergraduate degree in psychology from Duke University in 1992 and earned his Master’s and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology from Auburn University in 1995 and 1997, respectively. Scott completed his clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as Chief Intern. Following internship, he joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University for three years, before joining the Duke faculty in 2000. Scott has published more than 150 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. Over the past 18 years, Scott’s research has been supported by 7 different federal agencies, including NICHD, NIDA, NIMH, NIEHS, NINDS, FDA, and EPA. Scott has been ranked among the Top 100 Psychiatry faculty members in the US with respect to NIH funding, and has also served as PI on more than 50 industry-funded clinical trials. Scott is an elected member of the College on Problems of Drug Dependence and a Fellow of both the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology and the American Psychological Association Division 28 (Psychopharmacology and Substance Abuse). 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 12 additional NIH study sections and 7 international granting agencies. He is the former Associate Editor for the Journal of Attention Disorders, is the ADHD Section Editor for the Journal of Child Psychiatry & Psychology, and has reviewed for more than 50 different peer-reviewed journals. Scott is a licensed clinical psychologist and maintains a practice through the ADHD Program’s outpatient clinic. Scott’s research interests are in the areas of digital health and therapeutics; applications of data science to child psychiatric conditions; health behaviors and ADHD; and early precursors to the development of ADHD and related disorders.