Child & Adolescent Fellows

Senior Fellows

Meghan MayberryMeghan 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

Bio: Dr. Mallick was born in Saudi Arabia, and raised between the US and Pakistan. She completed her medical school from King Edward Medical University in Pakistan, and went on to do four years of NIH sponsored postdoctoral fellowship in Cardiovascular Pathology and Pharmacology at University of Cincinnati, followed by two years of clinical research in Psychiatry also at UC. She then completed her General Psychiatry residency at University of Louisville.  As part of the community track, during residency, Dr. Mallick worked closely with the refugee population dealing with complex PTSD cases. Dr. Mallick’s core interests include mass shootings and their prevention. As a child fellow, she is interested in collaborating with schools to provide psychoeducation and improve access to mental health resources for children. She is also interested in doing advocacy work with the government to help improve psychiatric care across the state and the country. She has been elected as the Resident Representative for NORCEF (North Central Florida Child Psychiatrists Chapter of AACAP) and has won the Educational Outreach Program Award for child and adolescent psychiatry residents by AACAP(American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry). In her free time, she enjoys biking, photography and painting. She also loves spending time with her two cats, and getting away to the beach whenever she can. ​


Junior Fellows

Jordanne KingJordanne King, MD

Psychiatry Residency: Florida International University-Citrus Health Network, Miami, Florida

Medical School: American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Coral Gables, Florida

Undergraduate: Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts

Bio: Dr King was born in Jamaica and raised in multiple countries before coming to the US for her Bachelors in Liberal Arts from Williams College.  After graduation, she trained as an EMT basic in Boston, MA and began a Masters in Biomedical Sciences through the Harvard Extension school. She left the program and moved to Miami to help her family after an accident in 2011. Luckily in 2012, she was able to begin her Medical training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. After successful completion she moved on to her general psychiatry training at FIU-Citrus Health Network In Hialeah Fl. Dr King’s professional interest in working with children and adolescents in underserved communities as well as in academic psychiatry and teaching which has led her to beginning her training at UF. Outside of work, Dr King enjoys spending time with her pets and family, dancing whenever and wherever possible and working various home improvement projects.

Casey LowreyCasey Lowrey, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Kim (KC) KnudsonKim (KC) Knudson, DO

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Medical School: Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine, Harrogate, Tennessee

Master of Business Administration: Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, Tennessee

Undergraduate: Idaho State University, Pocatello, Idaho

Dr. Knudson completed his undergraduate degree in Microbiology at Idaho State University in Pocatello, ID. He went on to graduate school in Harrogate, TN where he completed a dual degree, earning his Masters of Business Administration and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degrees at Lincoln Memorial University. Upon completion of medical school, Dr. Knduson joined the “Gator Nation” in Gainesville, FL to complete his psychiatry residency training at the University of Florida. During residency, Dr. Knudson took special interest in transitional age youth, psychodynamic psychotherapy, and the effects of social media on mental health. These areas of interest led him to join the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at UF. As a C&A psychiatry fellow, Dr. Knudson hopes to pursue these interests further, in addition to becoming more involved in mental health advocacy at the local and state level. In his free time, Dr. Knudson enjoys traveling and visiting Disney World with his wife and four children. He also enjoys spinning, playing sports, reading, and traveling with his family.

Heny TeafordHenry Teaford, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, Georgia

Undergraduate: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Dr. Teaford completed his undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning a bachelor of arts degree in Psychology with honors. He then went on to complete his premedical coursework at Santa Monica College, while employed as a research coordinator in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of California Los Angeles, contributing to research on a SBIRT intervention program for low frequency drug users at risk for addiction.  During the time between his undergraduate and medical training, Dr. Teaford also spent a year working as an operating room assistant at Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville, GA, and completed a thru-hike of the 2,665 mile long Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. He earned his medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine in Macon, Georgia, then moved to Gainesville, Florida to complete his general psychiatry residency training at the University of Florida. While a resident, he co-authored several poster presentations and quality improvement projects. His clinical interests include community mental health, and the use of early intervention programs for the treatment of psychosis.