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Robert Keith Collins

Robert Keith Collins, American health center administrator, physician. Diplomate American Board Family Practice; certified sports medicine.


  • Collins, Robert Keith was born on October 27, 1947 in Aztec, New Mexico, United States. Son of Clifford Calvin and Margaret Etta (Flaugh) Collins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, Bachelor in Chemistry, Millsaps College, 1969. Doctor of Medicine, University Mississippi, 1974.


    • Resident in family practice University Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, 1974-1977. Staff physician Mississippi State University Medical Center, Starkville, 1977-1988. Director John C. Longest Student Health Center Mississippi State University, since 1988.

      Member staff, secretary, vice chief staff Oktibbeha County Hospital, Starkville, 1977-1988, chief staff, 1990-1992. Chairman education committee Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome task force, Mississippi Board Health, 1987-1995. Professional and technical advisory committee Ambulatory Healthcare for Joint Commission for Accreditation Health Organizations, 1993-1997.

    Major achievements

    • Diplomate American Board Family Practice. Certified sports medicine.


    • Review editor Journal American College Health. Contributor articles to medical journals.


    Fellow American Academy Family Practice. Member American Medical Association, American College Health Association (chairman athletic medicine section 1989-1990, board directors 1990-1992), Southern College Health Association (president 1988-1989), American College Sports Medicine, American Medical Society Sports Medicine, Sigma Xi.



    Photography, fencing, skeet shooting, ship modeling.


    • Married Pamela Cole Capps, May 28, 1972.
    • father: Clifford Calvin Collins
    • mother: Margaret Etta (Flaugh) Collins
    • spouse: Pamela Cole Capps
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    Born October 27, 1947
    (age 70)