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Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, dies

Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, dies

Dr. Hazen G. Kniffin Jr., a retired psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who taught for years at the Baltimore-Washington Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, died of a stroke Wednesday at Gilchrist Hospice Care in Towson.

The Roland Park Place resident was 85.

"He was highly regarded," said Dr. Jay A. Phillips, a Baltimore psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who had been a friend and colleague for more than 40 years. "He was dedicated to his practice and had a deep devotion and empathy for his patients. He used his efforts to help them."

Hazen G. Kniffin — the "G" does not stand for anything, family members said — was born and...

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