Born: July 11, 1948
Children: Grown children: David W. Spickler, stepson T. David Altizer, and stepdaughter Kathy Jackson
Education: North Hagerstown High School, class of 1966. Earned an associate's degree in nursing from Hagerstown Junior College. Earned a bachelor's degree in nursing and a master's degree in nursing from George Mason University.
Mentor: Her late husband, Tom Altizer. "He taught me everything about orthopedics."
Favorite part of your job: "Helping others"
Least favorite part of your job: "Politics"
Biggest challenge of your job: "Trying to stay current with all the latest issues and the latest technology in nursing."
Fantasy job: "Walking the streets of Heaven."
Favorite music: "Southern gospel"
Favorite car: Toyota 4Runner
Type of car you drive now: "4Runner"
Last book read: "The Purpose-Driven Life" by Rick Warren
Last movie seen: "The Passion of The Christ"
Favorite TV show: "Bill Gaither" on TBN
Hobbies: "I love to ski, I love to play tennis and I love to work with young women."
What was your first job? Working at S.S. Kresge Co. in the snack bar/deli at Long Meadow Shopping Center when she was 16.
Favorite quote: "Lean not on your own understanding, but in all your ways acknowledge Him and He will direct your path." - The Bible
If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be? "I would love to meet Jesus Christ, and I will some day. I want to help other people, and he's done more to help other people than anybody I can imagine."