Deborah Katz, RN, MSN is a nursing professor and has worked as a medical writer and editor for more than a decade. She is also an artist whose work has been showcased in local galleries and featured in educational publications. She previously wrote and illustrated a handbook on organic gardening for children, and has authored and edited many professional publications. She has combined her passions for writing and art in the creation of RARE IS EVERYWHERE, in the hopes of making the world a better place for children and their families, one book at a time. Deborah has a BS in environmental science from Cornell University and a Master of Science in Nursing from McGill University.