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Safer, Daniel J., M.D.

Dr. Daniel Safer

Associate Professor

Main Office Address

6 Hadley Square North
Baltimore, MD 21218

Phone: 410-366-1912
Fax: 410-366-3876





University of Wisconsin, Madison



University of Wisconsin, Madison

1959-60Rotating InternshipDC General Hospital
1960-63Psychiatric ResidencyCleveland Psychiatric Hospital
1963-64Child Psychiatry FellowshipInstitute for Juvenile Research, Chicago
1968-69Child Psychiatry FellowshipThe Johns Hopkins Hospital

Professional Interests

  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
  • Pharmacoepidemiology
  • Psychopharmacology
  • Suicide behavior in adolescents
  • Behavior disorders in youth

Selected Publications

Safer DJ, Malever M. Stimulant treatment in Maryland public schools. Pediatrics 106:533-539, 2000.

Safer DJ  Design and reporting modifications in industry-sponsored comparative psychopharmacology trials. J Nerv Ment Dis 190: 583-592, 2002.

Safer DJ, Zito JM, dosReis S. Concomitant psychotropic medication for youths. Am J Psychiatry 160: 438-449, 2003

Safer DJ  A comparison of risperidone-induced weight gain across the age span. J Clin Psychopharmacol   24: 429-436, 2004.

Safer DJ  Should SSRIs be prescribed for children with major depressive and anxiety disorders? Pediatrics 118:1248-1251, 2006.