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Liaison Program

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

Guided Instruction using technology and notebooks

Services provided by a liaison librarian:

  1. Serves as a point of contact for library-related questions
  2. Provides instruction on accessing library resources and updates when new services and resources become available
  3. Works with you on your information needs and that of your institution
  4. Advocates for your needs within the library
  5. Provides orientations on library services and customized classes upon request
  6. Consults on literature search strategies
  7. Consultation on systematic reviews
  8. Instructs on database and literature searches, citation management, evidence-based practice, and other knowledge management skills
  9. Helps with search tools, broken links and other access issues
  10. 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.

InstitutionsProgramsLiaison Contacts
Baylor College of Medicine
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • School of Medicine

  • National School of Tropical Medicine
    School of Health Professions
  • Lara Ouellette,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7153

  • Amy Sisson,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7102
  • UT Health – University of Texas Health Science Center
  • Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

  • McGovern Medical School

  • School of Biomedical Informatics
  • Travis Holder,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7166
  • UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterCizik School of Nursing
  • Jennifer Stockton,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7184

  • Bronwyn Sutherland,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7114
  • UT Health – University of Texas Health Science CenterSchool of Public HealthKelsey Koym,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7156
    CHI St Luke’s Health
  • Lara Ouellette,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7153

  • Amy Sisson,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7102
  • Harris County Medical SocietyBeatriz Varman,
    Head of Research & Instruction,
    713.799.7169
    Houston Academy of MedicineBeatriz Varman,
    Head of Research & Instruction,
    713.799.7169
    Houston Community College
    Coleman Campus
    Kelsey Koym,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7156
    LifeGift Organ Donation CenterKelsey Koym,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7156
    Memorial Hermann Hospital System
    (including TIRR)
    Travis Holder,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7166
    Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing
  • Jennifer Stockton,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7184

  • Bronwyn Sutherland,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7114
  • Texas Children’s Hospital
  • Lara Ouellette,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7153

  • Amy Sisson,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7102
  • Texas Southern UniversityKelsey Koym,
    Liaison Librarian
    713.799.7156
    The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer CenterBeatriz Varman,
    Head of Research & Instruction,
    713.799.7169
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