Josh Korotky – Vice President
Josh is a co-founder of Pacific Northwest Audiology, but his original field was meteorology. Josh began his career in the U.S. Army (1966 – 1969), where he worked in research at Ft Greeley, AK and White Sands Missile Range, NM.
After earning a Degree in Meteorology, Josh accepted a position as Science and Operations Officer with the National Weather Service, where he earned the Research Achievement Award, The NOAA Administrators Award and the Career Achievement Award for his severe storms research, radar storm detection methods, and forecast/warning strategies.
At Pacific Northwest Audiology, Josh is responsible for Website development, TV advertising, content creation and marketing.
Dr. Li-Korotky, CEO – AuD, PhD, CCC-A, F-AAA
Board Certified Audiologist
Dr Li earned a PhD with a thesis in Age-related hearing loss from Karolinska Institutet In Sweden, and a clinical Doctor of Audiology degree (AuD) from The University of Pittsburgh.
The Doctor is one of the most accomplished audiologists in the country. She has more than 20 years of research and clinical experience, and she has published more than 100 scientific studies in a broad spectrum of hearing science.
Dr. Li stands out among her peers because her credentials, experience and success with patients far exceed those of her peers. With her knowledge, experience and desire, Dr. Li will greatly improve your ability to connect with others, and that will improve the quality of your life!
Doctor of Audiology Extern
Amy has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences from San Diego State University and completed her academic requirements for a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Austin, TX in May.
After completing their academic requirements for a Doctor of Audiology Degree (AuD), students must achieve clinical proficiency by completing a one year externship under the guidance of an experienced audiologist.
Amy is a knowledgeable and talented young professional. During the next year she will fine tune her diagnostic and clinical skills with Dr. Li, who will mentor her professional development.
Dr. Mary Woody AuD, F-AAA
Board Certified Audiologist
Dr. Woody obtained a Doctor of Audiology degree from the University of Pittsburgh, and worked in private practice for seven years before coming to Pacific Northwest Audiology.
After experiencing clinical practice, the Doctor decided that patients need to be involved in every aspect of their care, so she hunted for a clinic where she could refocus on ensuring patients are properly educated about their hearing, hearing healthcare and hearing aids.
At Pacific Northwest Audiology, Dr. Woody found a clinic that aligned with her expectations, and we found someone who aligned with ours! That’s what you call a win win win situation for her, for us, and our patients!
Dr. Penner AuD CCC-A
– Starting in September –
Dr. Penner received a Doctorate in Audiology from Pacific University in Hillsboro , OR. Her previous position was with HearUSA, where she diagnosed and treated hearing loss in adult patients. She is a strong believer in educating patients to make their best decisions.
In the hearing aid arena, Dr. Penner is well experienced in the use of Real Ear Speech Mapping, the gold standard of hearing aid fitting and a best practice utilized by Pacific Northwest Audiology. She is also proficient with all hearing aid manufacturers.
Dr. Penner enjoys spending time with her Siberian husky. She also likes hiking and kayaking. The Doctor is a talented young audiologist with much to offer. We (and our patients) are delighted that she is with us.
Patient Care Coordinator
Jules graduated from UCLA with a bachelors degree in music composition and a business minor. She is a published song writer and worked for Warner Brothers in the 1990s. She is also certified in audio production and sound recording.
Jules has 28 years of experience in marketing, biotech and pharmaceuticals, civil engineering, telecommunications and the music industry.
She believes that building relationships with our patients is important. She genuinely likes people, and wants to see them healthy and happy! Jules is a native of Southern California, and moved to Bend in 2018 to care for an aging family member. She is talented and caring; a perfect fit for our patients!
When she isn’t working, Jules enjoys song writing and recording, water coloring and illustration, photography, graphic design, ceramics, cooking and gardening!
Carley Wilson CNA
Patient Care Coordinator
Carley graduated from the University of Oregon with a B.S. degree in Human Physiology. She also earned Certifications as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) and as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).
Carley worked in the medical field as an Ophthalmic Technician, Medical Scribe, Physical Therapy Aide , Caregiver, Pharmacy Technician and Receptionist.
She developed knowledge of the patient experience from visiting an audiologist to diagnose and treat a friend for hearing loss, so she understands the value of patent-centered audiology – our business model!
Outside of the office, Carley is a competitive tennis player and plays the piano. She loves traveling and even lived in Finland for a summer. In the winter, you will find Carley skiing. But above all, Carley enjoys spending time with her dog, Rocky. They can be seen hiking the country and exploring the rivers of Oregon.
Audiology Lab Assistant
Debbie graduated from Western States Chiropractic College in Portland Oregon with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. She worked for 15 years with the Reynolds Chiropractic Clinic and a year as a medical transcriptionist.
As an Audiology Lab Assistant, Debbie maintains audiological equipment, cleans, trouble shoots, and repairs hearing aids, and helps with a host of other patient support functions.
Debbie also demonstrates technology trends, including Bluetooth, streaming technologies, and hearing apps that can extend the practical use of hearing aids. She will be happy to demonstrate how the Bluetooth technology will “bring the world” to your hearing aids!
Audiology Lab Assistant
Laura earned an Associate of Science degree in Surgical Technology from San Joaquin Valley College in Bakersfield, CA. She also graduated from the Nursing Assistant Course at Chemeketa Community College in Salem Oregon.
Laura developed extensive patient care and technical skills from a varied background of service, including Patient Care Technician, Nursing and Home Dialysis Assistant for private clients, and Phlebotomist with the American Red Cross. Laura also completed a surgical Technologist Externship and worked as a Tissue Recovery Technician.
But most important, Laura genuinely likes people, and wants to make a a positive contribution in their lives!
Linda Carlin RHIT
Billing and Insurance
Linda graduated from Central Oregon Community College (COCC), where she earned an Associate of Applied Science in Health Information Management degree with highest honors.
Linda is certified as a Registered Health Information Technologist (RHIT). Linda also has a degree in Dietary Management from COCC.
As her community project at COCC, Linda developed a website and blog for the Central Oregon Health Information Management Community for the health information management community in Central Oregon.
Linda enjoys writing, photography, cooking and hiking, and has a passion for community work.