University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

Alumni Awards Evening

Heidi Plach

MS Occupational Therapy '09, BS Occupational Therapy '00Plach, Heidi

Clinical Instructor and Graduate Assistant, Occupational Therapy Program, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Heidi has practiced as an occupational therapist serving the needs of children and adults with serious mental illness for the past 10 years.  Her recent research in “Addressing the needs of young veterans across the occupational performance areas of self-care, leisure and productivity” (master’s thesis work) has captured the attention of the OT profession and the broader community.  Working with area veteran groups, Heidi is actively providing leadership and enthusiasm towards creating programs that meet the needs of this important and growing population.