Meet our trainers

Christina Goalby,

Health Literacy Education Manager, Health Literacy Media

Christina Goalby, MSW is the co-creator of Explore Transplant Provider Training, is responsible for the development of ET’s Master Trainers, and manages sales of educational programs.

Jessica Farrell,

Master Trainer

Jessica Farrell, MSW, LCSW, NSW-C has been a nephrology social worker since 2004. She travels to dialysis units to provide transplant education to dialysis staff and patients and has led a kidney transplant support group.

Melissa Hale,

Master Trainer

Melissa Hale, MSW, LCSW has over 12 years of medical social work experience and works as the Advance Care Planning Coordinator at ProHealth Care in the Milwaukee metro area.

Heather Lawyer,

Master Trainer

Heather Lawyer, MSW, LCSW has been in the field of social work since 1996 and currently works for Fresenius Medical Care in St. Louis.

Joseph D. Sharp

Master Trainer

Joseph Sharp has more than 30 years of experience in health care and more than 20 years in organ donation and transplantation, and has worked at the Houston Methodist J.C. Walter Jr. Transplant Center since 2006.