Mathews, a May graduate of Tulane School of Medicine, received her Medical Doctorate as well as a Master’s degree in Public Health, with a focus in International Health and Development from Tulane. At Tulane University Mathews received many honors, including the Willard L. Marmelzat Foundation Award for quality of research and writing of her paper entitled, “I changed my mind: a brief history of neuroplasticity through medication.”
Mathews came to Eunice for six weeks as part of her training in Family Medicine under the leadership of Dr. Reggie Segar.
Mathews will train at Harvard-affliliated hospitals, including Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for the next four years. After completing her residency, she plans to continue her training with a fellowship in Neuropsychiatry. Afterwards, she and her husband, Ryan Murray, who is currently studying Audio Engineering at Boston University, wish to return to their home in the New Orleans area where she plans to set up an outpatient neuropsychiatry practice and conduct neuroimaging research.