Joann Raskin joined Meridian in January of 2015 as Meridian's School Nurse. Joann is originally from New York and has a bachelor of arts degree in public health and public health education from New York University in NYC, and a bachelor of science in nursing-R.N. from Hunter-Bellevue School of Nursing in NYC. Joann worked as a Clinical Nurse in the Renal/Cardiac Unit at Children's Medical Center of Dallas prior to deciding to move into the field of school nursing. She was a school nurse in Mesquite (Texas) ISD for several years before moving to the Austin area. She worked for Round Rock ISD for several years as a special education nurse case manager and as a campus school nurse prior to coming to Meridian.  Joann has current certification in all areas of school nursing and screening.