October is National Physical Therapy Month, so it’s the perfect time to catch up with the one and only Mollie Brummitt. Mollie, a licensed physical therapist assistant, has worked at Children’s for 40 years. Born and reared in Birmingham, she has one daughter, one son, one grandson and “a lot of nieces and nephews.”

What are your duties/responsibilities at Children’s? What do you love most about your job?
To perform physical therapy exercises and activities to increase and improve developmental function and mobility, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their families.

What is your first memory of being really excited?
Having a bike that I didn’t have to share.

If you could speak any language, what would it be and why?
Spanish so I can communicate more with patients and their families.

People would be surprised to know …
I wanted to be a certified public accountant.

What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?
I like to read and work in my yard if the weather permits.

If you could meet anyone, living or dead, who would you meet?
Barack and Michelle Obama.

If you had three wishes, what would you wish?
I would wish for a cure for childhood diseases, a trip to Africa and to continue to serve mankind in some capacity.