Our Providers & Managerial Staff
Dr. Kelly Duckett, DO, FACOG
Dr. Kelly Duckett is the founder and managing provider of Life's Journey OB/GYN of DuBois and Punxsutawney with a a unique vision of a warm environment for patients where, "Women Care for Women." She specializes in laparoscopic hysterectomies and performs all major and minor gynecological/pelvic surgeries. Her highly advanced and minimally invasive techniques to spare women costly hospitalizations, large scars and long healing times.
Dr. Kristina Brown, DO
Dr. Brown is board eligible AOB6 and ABOG. She is a graduate of Milton Area Senior High School, in Milton PA. Her other degrees are from Susquehanna University in Biology, West Virginia school of Osteopath. Dr. Brown enjoys spending time with her family and friends, traveling, & everything that takes her outside.
Myra DeLuca, CNM, RN, BLS, NRP
Myra has Bachelor of science in nursing from Pennsylvania State University and a Master of Science in nursing from the University of Cincinnati. Myra enjoys crochet, cross-stitching, baking/cooking. Myra and her husband have 4 children, 1 grandson, and 2 long hair dachshunds. She is a former doula & Birth Center Midwife. Myra believes that pregnancy and childbirth are natural life events and strives to support you in a holistic way.
Bethany Prince, CRNP, RN, BSN, BA
Bethany has undergraduate degrees from Wellesley College and Regis College. She recieved her Masters Degree as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner from Drexel University in 2012. Prior to arriving at Life's Journey she was a Lecturer/Clinical Instructor at Laboure College. She and her husband have three children. Bethany really enjoys spending time with her family, reading and loves animals.
Ashley Parsons, CRNP, MSN, IBCLC, NAMS
Ashley was born and raised in Punxsutawney. She attended St. Francis University, where she graduated in 2006 with her BSN. After a few years of working in maternity at Punxy Hospital, she returned to school, she graduated in 2012. Ashley married her high school sweetheart and has two daughters. She and her family enjoy outdoor activities.
Janessa Sago, Patient Care Coordinator
Janessa is the front office manager. Janessa is the liaison between patients and the providers. She ensures that patients receive the care they need and have a friendly person to answer any questions about their care. Janessa has an Associates Degree in Science from Pennsylvania State University. Janessa and her husband Scott have three sons.
Robyn Corby, RN, CNOR, RNFA
Robyn is a certified nurse of the operating room. She has degrees in Surgical Technologies and Nursing. She enjoys reading, cooking, and crocheting. Robyn and her husband Jim have a son, Damon and a daughter, Kaitlyn.
Carrie Toven, RNC,
Carrie is certified in maternal newborn nursing, CPR, NRP. Carrie did her secondary schooling at Lock Haven University and is currently working on her BSN. Carrie and husband Kevin have two daughters, Ciara and Olivia.
Amanda Venesky, RDMS
Amanda is one of our Registered Ultra Sound Technicians. She has a degree from Western School of Health and Business. She enjoys camping and being active. She and her husband have two teenage children.
Nicole Thompson, RDMS
Nicole is one of our Registered Ultra Sound Technicians. She is a 2007 graduate of South Hills School of Business & Technology. She enjoys camping and crafts. She and her husband Gene have three daughters.
HISTORY & MISSION
Our Practice is a woman centered Practice dedicated to treating each patient with individual attention & compassion. We at Life's Journey offer personalized care to the women in DuBois, Punxsutawney, & the surrounding areas, providing complete obstetrical & gynecologic services in a caring atmosphere
For your gynecological needs we offer in-office minimally invasive gynecology techniques. For the obstetrics patients we do in-office ultra sounds & provide personalized care throughout your pregnancy.
Our Providers strive to give you options in choosing the best care for your unique healthcare needs focusing on education & prevention