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Welcome to Darnall Medical Library: Scientific Initiative

Providing quality information and services to support the readiness and care of the Uniformed Services and their families.

Scientific Writing

To request a consultation on a scientific writing, please submit  a request:

If you have questions and need guidance with scientific writing, please contact informationist, Dr. Tmanova.

Research Quality Analysis

To request a Research Quality Analysis of published academic publications, please submit a request:

If you have questions and need consultation on conduction of the Research Quality Analysis to assess the research quality of academic publications, contact Dr. Tmanova.

Scientific Communication Lecture & Consultation

To schedule, please submit  a request:

If you have questions about the development of educational curriculum, and research lectures, please contact informationist,​ Dr. Tmanova. 

Scientific Communication Initiative

The Darnall Medical Library's Informationist, Assistant Professor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences developed the Scientific Communication Initiative to help WRNMMC researchers to navigate the information ecosystem and integrate innovative information into medicine to accelerate  research and scientific communication by offering these services:

If you have questions about the Scientific Communication Initiative and need guidance with conducting research, scientific communication, data management, research quality analysis, and education, contact Dr. Tmanova


DML Scientific Communication Initiative's Scientific Hub offers consultation in scientific communication, literature informatics, bioinformatics, and health informatics information ecosystems. This service is offered to WRNMMC scientists, and residents. 

  • Literature Informatics
    • Search Strategy Design
    • Literature Synthesis
  • Data Management
  • Data Communication
  • Scientific Writing & Communication
    • Scientific article, literature review, systematic review
    • ​Standards & guidelines for conducting and communicating research
    • Journal selection for publication 
    • Scientific Publication Ethics
  • Bioinformatics (biomedical and genomic information searchers
    (National Center for Biotechnology Information molecular databases)
    • Sequence Analysis (BLAST, conserved domain, multiple sequence alignment)
    • Gene Expression Analysis (Gene, MedGen, GTR, Gene, dbGaP, RefSeqGene)
    • ​Chemicals & Bioassays (BioSystems, PubChem Compound, PubChem Substance)
  • Health Informatics 
    • Data governance
    • Health Information Management
    • Health Information Technology
    • Healthcare Ethics
    • Information Privacy & Security
    • Intellectual Property
    • Health Cybersecurity

Submit request for Consultation.

If you have questions about Scientific Hub, contact Dr. Tmanova.


Dr. Tmanova, informationist, coordinates DML Systematic Review Collaboration, Scientific Communication, and leads the Research Quality, and Educational Excellence initiatives. 


  •  Library & Information Sciences
  •  Information Technology
  •  Information Technology Education
  •  Biomedical Sciences
  •  Veterinary Medicine
  • Food Science
  • Health Science Informatics 


Information Liaison:

  • Armed Services Blood Program 
  • Diagnostic Radiology
  • NICoE 

Information & Knowledge.


I am Dr. Tmanova, health literate, healthy, and proud stigma (discrimination) free.

Information & Knowledge. 
(information education blog)

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