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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.

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
  • Istructs 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.

School Program Liaison Contact
Baylor College of Medicine Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Medical School

National School of Tropical Medicine

School of Allied Health Sciences

Lara OuelletteLiaison Librarian

713.799.7153

Amy SissonLiaison Librarian

713.799.7102

UT Health – University of Texas Health Science Center Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Medical School

School of Biomedical Informatics

Travis HolderLiaison Librarian

713.799.7166

Emma Silva
Liaison Librarian

713.799.7114

UT Health – University of Texas Health Science Center School of Nursing
Keya Lee
Liaison Librarian

713.799.7164

UT Health – University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health
Travis HolderLiaison Librarian

713.799.7166

Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

CHI St Luke’s Health
Lara OuelletteLiaison Librarian

713.799.7153

Amy SissonLiaison Librarian

713.799.7102

Harris County Medical Society
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

Houston Academy of Medicine
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

Houston Community College – Coleman Campus
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

LifeGift Organ Donation Center
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

Memorial Hermann Hospital System (including TIRR)
Travis Holder Liaison Librarian

713.799.7166

Emma SilvaLiaison Librarian

713.799.7114

Prairie View A&M University College of Nursing
Keya LeeLiaison Librarian

713.799.7164

The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

Shriners Hospitals for Children
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

Texas Children’s Hospital
Lara OuelletteLiaison Librarian

713.799.7153

Amy SissonLiaison Librarian

713.799.7102

Texas Heart Institute
Lara OuelletteLiaison Librarian

713.799.7153

Amy SissonLiaison Librarian

713.799.7102

Texas Southern University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Beatriz VarmanHead of Research and Instruction

713.799.7169