Joan Rita Reilly, American nurse practitioner, educator, school nurse. Angel scholar, 1969; recipient Shirley Titus award, 1972; named School Nurse of Year, Chicago Public Schools, 1995-1996. Board directors Family and Children's Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Network. Member American Nurses Association, Illinois Nurses Association, School Nurses Association, Interdivisional Council Nurse Practitioners, Sigma Theta Tau, Delta Kappa Gamma.
Pediatric nurse consultant University Colorado John F. Kennedy Child Development Center, Denver, 1972-1974. Pediatric nurse practitioner University Chicago, Wyler Hospital, 1975-1977. School nurse special education Chicago Public Schools, 1977-1986, school nurse coordinator special services, 1986-1989.
School nurse, nurse practitioner Chicago (Illinois) Public Schools, since 1989. Adjunct professor University Illinois, since 1981. Seminar director, Chicago, since 1981.