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Scott Kollins

Chief Medical Officer

Akili Interactive

Dr. Kollins is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of North Carolina and spent more than 20 years on the faculty in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Duke University School of Medicine, where he maintains an adjunct faculty appointment. While at Duke, he was also the co-lead for the Digital Health Solutions Initiative at the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI). Prior to joining Akili, Dr. Kollins was the chief medical officer for Holmusk, the world’s leading real-world evidence company focused on behavioral health. Dr. Kollins has been ranked among the Top 100 Psychiatry faculty members in the U.S. with respect to NIH funding and also served as principal investigator on more than 50 industry-funded clinical trials, including Akili’s STARS-ADHD trial published in The Lancet Digital Health. His research has been published in nearly 200 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Kollins 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. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as chief intern.