David Shaffer


David Shaffer, M.D. , F.R.C.P. , F.R.C. Psych. , is the Irving Philips Professor of Child Psychiatry in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics, at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University in New York City. He is also the chief of pediatric psychiatry at New York Presbyterian Hospital.… Read More

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1966 ? Shaffer’s contribution to psychiatric classification dates back to 1966, when he collaborated with Sir Michael Rutter to explore the benefits of a multi-axial system for ICD-9. … Read More
2008 ? Shaffer retired as director of the Division of Child Psychiatry at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University (CU) in May 2008, but retains his academic position and is actively engaged in research on DSM-V, on the determinants and triggers of suicide ideation, and on the categorization of suicide ideation and behavior in adolescents. … Read More
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