Child & Adolescent Fellows

Senior Fellows


Sarah Andrews, MDSarah Andrews, MD

Psychiatry Residency: VA Caribbean Healthcare System/Ponce Health Sciences University, San Juan and Ponce, Puerto Rico

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College International Center, Manipal University, India/American University of Antigua College of Medicine

Undergraduate and Post-graduate degrees: Washington University of St. Louis (Biology)

Dr. Andrews was born in India. She completed her undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biology at Washington University in St. Louis. She completed her medical training in Kasturba Medical College International Center/American University of Antigua where she graduated with summa cum laude honors. She has worked on multiple Gastroenterology research protocols at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, San Juan, PR, earning first place in both the oral and poster presentation competitions during Research Week. She commenced residency in Internal Medicine at the VA Caribbean Healthcare System in San Juan, PR. After her first year, she made the switch to Psychiatry, where she discovered her passion for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. During her residency years in Puerto Rico, she has regularly participated in community activities geared toward children and a adolescents. Dr. Andrews enjoys learning languages and is fluent in Spanish. She enjoys spending time with her husband, playing music, traveling and keeping up on technology.


Alison Larson, DOAlison Larson, DO

Psychiatry Residency: Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Medical School:  Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, NJ

Undergraduate: Cell and Molecular Biology, Quinnipiac University, Hamden, CT

Dr. Larson completed her undergraduate degree in Cell and Molecular Biology at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, CT. She completed her medical degree at Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine in Stratford, NJ. She then went on to complete her general psychiatry residency training at Temple University in Philadelphia. She has now moved to Gainesville for fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Dr. Larson spent a good portion of her general residency training giving lectures to teachers, students, parents, and police officers on bullying/cyberbullying and substance abuse in the child and adolescent populations. She plans to continue her work in educating the community during and after her fellowship training. Dr. Larson enjoys spending time with her family, cooking, and reading.


Jaison Nainaparampil, MDJaison Nainaparampil, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH

Undergraduate: University of Dayton, Dayton, OH

Dr. Nainaparampil completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Dayton and completed his medical degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.  He completed his general psychiatry residency training at the University of Florida.  Dr. Nainaparampil has a special interest in OCD and related disorders and hopes to specialize in the treatment of these disorders after fellowship training.  In his free time, Dr. Nainaparampil enjoys listening to and playing all genres of music, watching and performing stand-up comedy and working out.


 

Junior Fellows


Meghan Mayberry, DOMeghan Mayberry, DO

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine

Medical School: Nova Southeastern University Dr. Kiran C. Patel College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Chicago

Dr. Mayberry completed her undergraduate degree in Bioengineering at the University of Illinois at Chicago in Illinois. She then moved to Florida to complete her medical degree at Nova Southeastern University where she also participated in a predoctoral osteopathic manipulation fellowship. After medical school, she joined the University of Florida for her general psychiatry residency training. During residency, she had growing interest in child and adolescent psychiatry which led her to join the UF department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for fellowship training. As a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow, Dr. Mayberry has special interest in the family unit and importance of individual/family therapy as well as medication management when indicated as it applies to mental health. In her free time, Dr. Mayberry enjoys spending time with her family and pets as well as exploring the outdoors. When not working she is frequently found cooking or baking for family and friends or enjoying a good book.


Hannah Morrissey, DOHannah Morrissey, DO

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine

Medical School: A.T. Still University–Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine

Undergraduate: Bradley University

Dr. Morrissey completed her undergraduate degree at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. She went on to medical school at Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Missouri. After graduating, she moved to Gainesville for general psychiatry residency training at UF. During residency, Dr. Morrissey took a particular interest in grief therapy and also the benefits of exercise, diet, sleep and meditation for mental health. Now as a child adolescent psychiatry fellow, Dr. Morrissey has a special interest in the mother-child bond and how this effects the mental health of the child as they grow. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors exploring with her husband and son. She has a love of dogs, enjoying time with her two Boston terriers, and reptiles, particularly Arnold her crested gecko. She is into word games, such as Boggle, bright colors, glitter, and coffee! One of her goals is to visit as many homes designed by architect Frank Lloyd Wright as she can.


Joshua Proemsey, MDJoshua Proemsey, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

Undergraduate: University of Florida


Samar Abdel-Jabbar, MDSamar Abdel-Jabbar, MD

Psychiatry Residency: East Tennessee State University

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica

Undergraduate: Nova Southeastern University

Bio: Dr. Abdel-Jabbar was born in Miami, FL. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology and minor in Chemistry and Math at Nova Southeastern University in Davie, Florida. She continued her education at Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica where she completed her medical degree before moving to Tennessee along the Great Smoking Mountain at East Tennessee State University for her General Psychiatry Residency. Dr. Abdel-Jabbar has been selected as a team leader for her class Quality Improvement Projects in the last 3 years and obtained The Resident Teaching Award by medical students in 2017. Now back in Florida, she has joined University of Florida to complete her passion in Child and Adolescent  Psychiatry. After completing her training, she hopes to work with both younger and college age populations. Dr. Abdel-Jabbar enjoys dancing, reading, scuba diving, and traveling.


Faryal Mallick, MDFaryal Mallick, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Louisville

Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Pakistan

Undergraduate: University of the Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan