Child & Adolescent Fellows

Senior 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 LoweryCasey Lowrey, MD

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

Medical School: The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine

Undergraduate: Samford University

 

Dr. Lowrey was born in Huntsville, AL. She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology with a minor in Bioinformatics at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. She completed her medical degree at University of Alabama in Birmingham School of Medicine. Upon completion of medical school, she moved to Gainesville, FL where she completed her general psychiatry residency training at the University of Florida. During residency, she took an interest in adolescent psychiatry and working with early episodes of psychosis. She is currently participating in the Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship at the University of Florida. She plans focus her career on working with college age and younger patients. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family and pets, baking, and tabletop games.


Kim 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.


Henry 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.


Junior Fellows


Valentine AnyiamValentine Anyiam, MD

Psychiatry Residency: University of Central Florida, HCA GME Consortium, Gainesville, Florida

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine, Miramar, Florida

Undergraduate: Drexel University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Anyiam completed his undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. He completed his medical degree at Ross University School of Medicine. Upon completion of medical school, he moved to Gainesville, FL where he completed his general psychiatry residency training at University of Central Florida, HCA GME Consortium. During residency, Dr. Anyiam took an interest in early intervention of youths with mental illness which led him to join the University of Florida Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship. He ultimately aims to pursue a career in treating patients of all ages. During his free time, he enjoys basketball, rock climbing, martial arts, movies, and spending time with family and friends.


Young JoYoung Jo, MD

Psychiatry Residency: Aventura Hospital and Medical Center,  Aventura, Florida

Medical School: University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida

Undergraduate: University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida

Dr. Jo was born in Seoul, South Korea and raised in Miami, Florida. He completed his undergraduate degree in biology and mathematics at the University of Miami and completed medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Jo was also involved in the Miami IDEA exchange, offering primary and mental health care to people who inject drugs in Miami. He stayed in the greater Miami area to complete general psychiatry residency training at Aventura Hospital and Medical Center. During his education and training, he grew an interest in children and adolescent psychiatry, specifically in addiction in youth and pediatric pscyho-oncology. He chose the University of Florida because of their strong academic faculty, offering plenty of opportunity for patient care and research. He plans on practicing in an academic setting and being involved in both medical student and resident education. He enjoys traveling with his family, cooking, gardening, video games, and supporting the Miami Hurricanes.


Sheena JohnSheena John, MD

Psychiatry Residency: Larkin Community Hospital, Miami, Florida

Medical School: American University of Antigua

Undergraduate: College of the Holy Cross, Worcester, Massachusetts

Dr. John was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. She completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. She then went abroad to medical school. Upon completion of medical school, she moved to Miami, Florida for general psychiatry residency training at Larkin Community Hospital. During residency and medical school, she took an interest in children and adolescent psychiatry due to the importance of early intervention, diagnosing, and treating mental health. She chose UF due to their family friendly environment and strong academic teaching. She plans on doing a mix of inpatient and outpatient psychiatry upon graduation. She enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, friends, and golden retriever, and exploring new restaurants.


Ashraf MuzwagiAshraf Muzwagi, MD

Psychiatry Residency: Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Medical School: University of Tripoli, Libya

Dr. Muzwagi was born in Arizona and grew up in Libya. He graduated from the University of Tripoli, Libya and moved back to the US to pursue further training. He finished his residency at Texas Tech University and then moved to Gainesville to pursue a child and adolescent fellowship at the University of Florida. Dr. Muzwagi’s special interests are neurodevelopmental disorder, mood disorder, and psychosis. Once he completes his fellowship, he plans to pursue an academic position. In his free time, Dr. Muzwagi likes to spend time with family, hiking, jogging, and exploring Florida and its beaches.