Kious Kelly

Courtesy of Marya Patrice SherronCourtesy of Marya Patrice Sherron
  • Title
    ER Nurse
  • Affiliation
    Mount Sinai West

One of the countless health care professionals putting their lives on the line—and too often losing them—Kelly is believed to be the first New York City nurse to have died from the virus. His death spurred colleagues to defy orders and speak out about the dangerous PPE shortages at city hospitals, motivating policymakers and philanthropists to step up to help.