New York Post profiles Hero of the Day Maura Regan, an acute care occupational therapist at NYU Langone’s Rusk Rehabilitation, who works to help guide those recovering from COVID-19 on their wellness journey.

After being weaned from the ventilator, patients tend to have delirium as they become more alert, she says. Not only does she help reorient them, she also teaches them how to hold utensils, how to groom themselves, and how to communicate.

Read more about what her tasks entail, and her experience with a memorable patient, at