Brent R. Collett, PhD

Brent R. Collett, PhD

Craniofacial, Psychiatry and Behavioral Health

On staff since November 2004

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development


Medical/Professional School

Utah State University, Logan


Pediatric Psychology, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Early childhood/infant mental health; pediatric psychology/behavioral medicine; developmental/psychosocial outcomes for children with craniofacial anomalies

Research Focus Area

Craniofacial, Behavioral / Mental Health


  • Brent R. Collett, PhD
    Academic achievement of children and adolescents with oral clefts
    Pediatrics , 2014 : 133(5)785-792
  • Collett BR, Aylward EH, Berg J, Davidoff C, Norden J, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML
    Brain volume and shape in infants with deformational plagiocephaly.
    Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery , 2012 July : 28(7)1083-90
  • Starr JR, Collett BR, Gaither R, Kapp-Simon KA, Cradock MM, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML
    Multicenter study of neurodevelopment in 3-year-old children with and without single-suture craniosynostosis.
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine , 2012 June 1 : 166(6)536-42
  • Collett BR, Heike CL, Atmosukarto I, Starr JR, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML
    Longitudinal, three-dimensional analysis of head shape in children with and without deformational plagiocephaly or brachycephaly.
    The Journal of pediatrics , 2012 Apr, : 160(4)673-678.e1
  • Collett BR, Starr JR, Kartin D, Heike CL, Berg J, Cunningham ML, Speltz ML
    Development in toddlers with and without deformational plagiocephaly.
    Archives of pediatrics and adolescent medicine , 2011 July : 165(7)653-8
  • Starr JR, Lin HJ, Ruiz-Correa S, Cunningham ML, Ellenbogen RG, Collett BR, Kapp-Simon KA, Speltz ML
    Little evidence of association between severity of trigonocephaly and cognitive development in infants with single-suture metopic synostosis.
    Neurosurgery , 2010 Aug. : 67(2)408-15; discussion 415-6
  • Speltz ML, Collett BR, Stott-Miller M, Starr JR, Heike C, Wolfram-Aduan AM, King D, Cunningham ML
    Case-control study of neurodevelopment in deformational plagiocephaly.
    Pediatrics , 2010 Mar. : 125(3)e537-42
  • Brent R. Collett, PhD
    Collaborative Home/School Interventions: Evidence-Based Solutions for Emotional, Behavioral, and Academic Problems

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Long-Term Outcomes in Children with Positional Plagiocephaly/Brachycephaly The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development $2,326,251 April 10, 2014 - March 31, 2019