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Neurology

Houston, Texas

The Cullen Building at Baylor College of Medicine.
Department of Neurology
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Robert L. Collins, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.-C.N.

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Clinical Service Area

Neurology Care Line, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center

Specialty

Neuropsychology

Board Certification

American Board of Professional Psychology, Clinical Neuropsychology

Clinic Appointments

713-794-8939

Consult

713-794-8939

Graduate School

Ph.D., University of Houston, Texas

Internship

Mental Health Care Line, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas

Clinical Fellowship

University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

Clinic Location

Neurology Care Line (127)
Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center
2002 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

Clinical Interests

Neurodegenerative diseases, epilepsy, and the impact of medical illness on cognition

Contact Information

Robert L. Collins, Ph.D., A.B.P.P.-C.N.
Department of Neurology
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, MS NB302
Houston, Texas 77030

Tel: 713-794-8939
Fax: 713-794-7786
Email:

Journal Publications (Selected out of 18)

  • McCulloch K, Collins RL, Maestas KL, Lemaire AW, Pacheco V. Validation and Diagnostic Utility of the Dementia Rating Scale in a Mixed Dementia Population. Alzheimer Dis Assoc Disord. 2013;:. [View journal article]
  • Benge JF, Wisdom NM, Collins RL, Franks R, Lemaire A, Chen DK. Diagnostic utility of the Structured Inventory of Malingered Symptomatology for identifying psychogenic non-epileptic events. Epilepsy Behav. 2012;24(4):439-44. [View journal article]
  • Chen DK, Izadyar S, Wisdom NM, Collins RL, Franks R, Hrachovy RA. Intact vs. impaired ictal sensorium: does it affect outcome of psychogenic nonepileptic events following disclosure of diagnosis? Epilepsy Behav. 2012;24(1):30-5. [View journal article]
  • Gehring K, Patwardhan SY, Collins R, Groves MD, Etzel CJ, Meyers CA, et al. A randomized trial on the efficacy of methylphenidate and modafinil for improving cognitive functioning and symptoms in patients with a primary brain tumor. J Neurooncol. 2012;107(1):165-74. [View journal article]
  • Wisdom NM, Brown WL, Chen DK, Collins RL. The use of all three test of memory malingering trials in establishing the level of effort. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012;27(2):208-12. [View journal article]
  • Wisdom NM, Mignogna J, Collins RL. Variability in Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV subtest performance across age. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2012;27(4):389-97. [View journal article]
  • Bryant MS, Rintala DH, Hou JG, Charness AL, Fernandez AL, Collins RL, et al. Gait variability in Parkinson's disease: influence of walking speed and dopaminergic treatment. Neurol Res. 2011;33(9):959-64. [View journal article]
  • Chapieski L, Evankovich K, Hiscock M, Collins R. Everyday verbal memory and pediatric epilepsy. Epilepsy Behav. 2011;21(3):285-90. [View journal article]
  • Chen DK, Izadyar S, Collins RL, Benge JF, Lemaire AW, Hrachovy RA. Induction of psychogenic nonepileptic events: Success rate influenced by prior induction exposure, ictal semiology, and psychological profiles. Epilepsia. 2011;52(6):1063-70. [View journal article]
  • Teten AL, Miller LA, Stanford MS, Petersen NJ, Bailey SD, Collins RL, et al. Characterizing aggression and its association to anger and hostility among male veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Mil Med. 2010;175(6):405-10. [View journal article]

Book Chapters and Other Publications

  • Kayl A, Collins RL, Wefel JS. Neuropsychological assessment of adults with cancer. In: Meyers CA, Perry JR, editors. Cancer and cognition. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2008.
  • Wefel JS, Collins RL, Kayl A. Cognitive dysfunction related to chemotherapy and biological response modifiers. In: Meyers CA, Perry JR, editors. Cancer and cognition. New York: Cambridge University Press; 2008.

Poster and Platform Presentations (Selected out of 30)

  • Collins R, Robinson J, Plasencia M, Franks R, Chen D. Perceived competency and quality of life deficits in individuals experiencing psychogenic non-epileptic events. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2014;20(Suppl S1):.
  • Averill L, Wisdom N, Mignogna J, Robinson J, Collins RL. Executive functioning across the lifespan: An examination of the D-KEFS. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):49.
  • Mcculloch K, Collins RL. How to select between the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) or Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) when accounting for the base rate of the sample and the level of severity being screened for. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):100. [View poster]
  • Mcculloch K, Collins RL. Sensitivity and specificity of the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) and Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) in screening for mild and severe cognitive impairment related to dementia. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):100. [View poster]
  • Mcculloch K, Stinson JM, Collins RL. Predicting caregiver burden from patient functional ability and mood. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):100. [View poster]
  • Stinson JM, Mcculloch K, Collins RL. Exploring the impact of anxiety on learning in the California Verbal Learning Test-2nd edition. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):159. [View poster]
  • Wisdom N, Booth J, Mcculloch K, Stinson J, Averill L, Collins RL. Learning stories vs. word lists: The role of executive functioning. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):49. [View poster]
  • Wisdom N, Collins RL, Sestito N, Robinson J, Proto D, Franks R, et al. Use of the Health History Checklist (HHC) to detect patients experiencing psychogenic nonepileptic events (PNEE) on a long-term monitoring unit. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):259. [View poster]
  • Wisdom N, Mignogna J, Averill L, Miller B, Proto D, Collins RL. Normal aging and verbal memory: A comparison of tests. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2013;19(Suppl S1):137.
  • Collins RL, Wisdom NM, Sestito N, Chen DK. Use of the Health Attitude Survey (HAS) to detect patients experiencing Psychogenic Non-Epileptic Events (PNEE) on a long-term monitoring unit. J Int Neuropsychol Soc. 2012;18(Suppl S1):121.

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