Joshua D. Safer, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Joshua Safer
(617) 638-8530
85 E. Newton St Fuller Building

Biography

Expertise includes: Thyroid Hormone Action; Thyroid Hormone Molecular Biology; Thyroid Disease; Thyroid Cancer Treatment; Thyroid Hormone Action on Skin; Wound Healing Physiology; Wound Healing Molecular Biology; Androgen Action; Sex Hormone Treatment Strategies; Transgender Treatment.

Other Positions

  • Graduate Faculty (Primary Mentor of Grad Students), Boston University School of Medicine, Division of Graduate Medical Sciences

Education

  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, MD
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS

Publications

  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Hembree WC, Cohen-Kettenis PT, Gooren L, Hannema SE, Meyer WJ, Murad MH, Rosenthal SM, Safer JD, Tangpricha V, T'Sjoen GG. Endocrine Treatment of Gender-Dysphoric/Gender-Incongruent Persons: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2017 Nov 01; 102(11):3869-3903. PMID: 28945902.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/23/2017

    Liang JJ, Gardner IH, Walker JA, Safer JD. OBSERVED DEFICIENCIES IN MEDICAL STUDENT KNOWLEDGE OF TRANSGENDER AND INTERSEX HEALTH. Endocr Pract. 2017 Aug; 23(8):897-906. PMID: 28534684.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/27/2017

    Kailas M, Lu HMS, Rothman EF, Safer JD. PREVALENCE AND TYPES OF GENDER-AFFIRMING SURGERY AMONG A SAMPLE OF TRANSGENDER ENDOCRINOLOGY PATIENTS PRIOR TO STATE EXPANSION OF INSURANCE COVERAGE. Endocr Pract. 2017 Jul; 23(7):780-786. PMID: 28448757.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2017

    Berli JU, Knudson G, Fraser L, Tangpricha V, Ettner R, Ettner FM, Safer JD, Graham J, Monstrey S, Schechter L. What Surgeons Need to Know About Gender Confirmation Surgery When Providing Care for Transgender Individuals: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2017 Apr 01; 152(4):394-400. PMID: 28196182.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/14/2016

    Safer JD. THE RECOGNITION THAT GENDER IDENTITY IS BIOLOGICAL COMPLICATES SOME PREVIOUSLY SETTLED CLINICAL DECISION MAKING. Endocr Pract. 2016 Dec 14. PMID: 27967232.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/1/2016

    Stevenson MO, Wixon N, Safer JD. Scalp Hair Regrowth in Hormone-Treated Transgender Woman. Transgend Health. 2016; 1(1):202-204. PMID: 28861534.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 9/28/2016

    Myers SC, Safer JD. INCREASED RATES OF SMOKING CESSATION OBSERVED AMONG TRANSGENDER WOMEN RECEIVING HORMONE TREATMENT. Endocr Pract. 2017 Jan; 23(1):32-36. PMID: 27682351.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/23/2016

    Safer JD. THE LARGE GAPS IN TRANSGENDER MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AMONG PROVIDERS MUST BE MEASURED AND ADDRESSED. Endocr Pract. 2016 Jul; 22(7):902-3. PMID: 27214166.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/20/2016

    Mundluru SN, Safer JD, Larson AR. Unforeseen ethical challenges for isotretinoin treatment in transgender patients. Int J Womens Dermatol. 2016 Jun; 2(2):46-48. PMID: 28492004.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/4/2016

    Eriksson SE, Safer JD. EVIDENCE-BASED CURRICULAR CONTENT IMPROVES STUDENT KNOWLEDGE AND CHANGES ATTITUDES TOWARDS TRANSGENDER MEDICINE. Endocr Pract. 2016 Jul; 22(7):837-41. PMID: 27042742.

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