Dr Mathers is Consultant Neurologist at Monash Medical Centre, and the Clinical Director of Neurology at Calvary Health Care Bethlehem, Melbourne which provides neuro-rehabilitative and neuro-palliative services to people with progressive neruological diseases including over 200 people with MND.

Dr Mathers is a member of the MND research Tissue Bank of Victoria, and a founding member of the Australian Motor Neurone Disease Register (AMNDR). Dr Mather’s main interests are in the management of chronic progressive neurological diseases and models of care. She is currently involved in a project to implement a state-wide integrated care service for people with progressive neurological diseases in Victoria, Australia.