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Children's Health & Discovery Initiative Seminar Series

Friday, January 4, 2019
Scott Kollins

The goal of the Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative (CHDI) is to foster multidisciplinary and innovative research that will positively impact childhood and lifelong health. Efforts in four key research focus areas (genes and biology, physical environment, social and economic factors, and health and behavior needs) will inform prevention, risk screening, and treatment, as well as provide training opportunities for the next generation of pediatrician-scientists to learn from Duke’s cadre of experts. As part of our goal of fostering multidisciplinary collaborations, the CHDI is holding seminar/brainstorming sessions, which we’ve termed “Great Minds Think for Kids”. These sessions will include a 40-minute research-in-progress talk from a guest speaker, followed by a 40-minute brainstorming/group discussion session led by the guest speaker and a member of the CHDI scientific leadership.

Details about the January seminar/brainstorming session follow:

Date: January 28, 2019
Time: 8:45 am to 10:00 am
Location: Trent Semans Center, Room 3025 (Classroom 3)

Seminar Title: "ADHD Management in an Era of Population Health, Accountable Care, and Digital Medicine”
Speaker: Scott H. Kollins, PhD
Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Duke University School of Medicine

Scott H. Kollins, PhD, is a professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he has served on the faculty for 19 years. Dr. Kollins is the global lead for ADHD and Substance Use Disorders 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, and his graduate degree in clinical psychology from Auburn University. Dr. Kollins has published more than 150 scientific papers, and his research has been supported by 7 different federal agencies, including NICHD, NIDA, NIMH, NIEHS, NINDS, FDA, and EPA.