Mauly Her Lo, MS, OTD, OTR/L

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Programs in Occupational Therapy, Science & Technology


Doctor of Occupational Therapy, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2023
Masters of Occupational Therapy, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2017
Bachelor of Science in Occupational Studies and Technology, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI, 2015

Speaker Topics

  • Perinatal Health
  • Mental Health

Interests & Expertise

Mauly has 5 years of experience as an occupational therapist and 2 years as an occupational therapy educator at UWM’s Occupational Therapy Program. She has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including outpatient pediatrics, inpatient rehabilitation, and acute care.

Mauly completed her Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees at UWM. The focus of her doctoral capstone project was bringing knowledge and awareness of maternal mental health to the preservice education level. She contributed to the development of three preservice education learning modules for undergraduate and graduate students in the OTST program.

Mauly is passionate about advocating and delivering occupational therapy-level services to the maternal mental health community. Since then, Mauly has become a board of directors with Moms Mental Health Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping moms navigate perinatal mood and anxiety disorders by sharing information, connecting them to resources, and providing peer-driven support.

Selected Publications

Her Lo, M. (2023, September). Perinatal Mental Health. Invited Guest Presenter, in-person, Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC), Milwaukee, WI

Her Lo, M. (2023, May). Perinatal Mental Health: An Occupational Therapy Approach. Invited Guest Presenter, webinar, Mountain Plains Mental Health Technology Transfer Center (MHTTC), Grand Forks, ND

Her Lo, M., Barnekow, K. (2023). Growing RoOTs: Maternal Mental Health Preservice Education Learning Modules for Undergraduate and Graduate

Occupational Therapy Students. University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee Partners for Health Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. May 2023.

Johnston, M.V., Benfield, A., Her, M., Johnson, T., Love, J., Pham, H., Rossi, M., Smith, A., & Witmer, A. (2017). Developing knowledge of evidence-informed professional thinking: measure improvement and context. University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee College of Health Sciences Research Symposium. Milwaukee, WI. 2017.

Professional Memberships

American Occupational Therapy Association
Moms Mental Health Initiative, Board of Directors