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A liaison librarian is assigned to the educational institutions of the TMC to help meet their educational and research needs.

Services provided by a liaison librarian:

  • Serves as a point of contact for library-related questions
  • Provides instruction on accessing library resources and updates when new services and resources become available
  • Works with you on your information needs and that of your institution
  • Advocates for your needs within the library
  • Provides orientations on library services and customized classes upon request
  • Consults on literature search strategies
  • Consultation on systematic reviews
  • Instructs on database and literature searches, citation management, evidence-based practice, and other knowledge management skills
  • Helps with search tools, broken links and other access issues
  • Develops customized online learning tutorials and guides

Who’s Your Liaison

Below is the list of institutions in the Texas Medical Center and their programs. Each program has a liaison available for you to work with.

SchoolProgramLiaison Contact
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterGraduate School of Biomedical SciencesEmily Couvillon
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7109
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterMedical SchoolEmily Couvillon
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7109
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of Biomedical InformaticsBeatriz Varman
Head of Client Relationship Management
Contact
713.799.7169
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of Biomedical InformaticsJoanne Romano
Resource Management Coordinator
Contact
713.799.7144
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of DentistryOwen Ellard
Chief Operating Officer
Contact
713.799.7163
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of NursingAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of Public HealthOwen Ellard
Chief Operating Officer
Contact
713.799.7163
Baylor College of MedicineMedical SchoolMarianne Galati
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7153
Baylor College of MedicineNational School of Tropical MedicineMarianne Galati
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7153
Baylor College of MedicineSchool of Allied Health SciencesMarianne Galati
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7153
Baylor College of MedicineGraduate School of Biomedical SciencesMarianne Galati
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7153
Texas Woman’s UniversityCollege of NursingAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversitySchool of ManagementAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversityHealth Care AdministrationAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversitySchool of Library & Information StudiesAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversityNutrition & Food SciencesAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversityOccupational TherapyAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Texas Woman's UniversityPhysical TherapyAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
Prairie View A&M UniversityCollege of NursingAdela Justice
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7183
University of HoustonCollege of OptometryKate Krause
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7126
University of HoustonCollege of PharmacyKate Krause
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7126
Texas Southern UniversityCollege of Pharmacy and Health SciencesKate Krause
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7126
Houston Community CollegeColeman College for Health SciencesKate Krause
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7126
The University of Texas
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Owen Ellard
Chief Operating Officer
Contact
713.799.7163
Houston Academy of MedicineOwen Ellard
Chief Operating Officer
Contact
713.799.7163
Texas Medical CenterSandra Yates
Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Contact
713.799.7176
The Health Museum
John P. McGovern Museum of Health & Medical Sciences
Sandra Yates
Archivist & Special Collections Librarian
Contact
713.799.7176
Texas Heart InstituteAshlynn Kogut
Planning & Assessment Coordinator
Contact
713.799.7170
CHI St. Luke’s HealthKate Krause
Liaison Librarian
Contact
713.799.7126
Houston Methodist Beatriz Varman
Head of Client Relationship Management
Contact
713.799.7169
Rice UniversityPhilip Montgomery
Head of McGovern HRC
Contact
713.799.7145
Harris County Institute of Forensic SciencesLaurel Sanders
Information Systems Librarian
Contact
713.799.7114
Gulf Coast Regional Blood CenterDonna Evans
Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Contact
713.799.7123
Houston HospiceJoanne Romano
Resource Management Coordinator
Contact
713.799.7144
Ronald McDonald House HoustonDonna Evans
Cataloging and Metadata Librarian
Contact
713.799.7123
Institute for Spirituality and Health at The Texas Medical CenterJoanne Romano
Resource Management Coordinator
Contact
713.799.7144
The Menninger ClinicLaurel Sanders
Information Systems Librarian
Contact
713.799.7114