Visual Epidemiology

The Strength of Data + The Power of Storytelling


Our Newest Projects

Take a look at some of the Global Health projects our team has created

Bridging Academic Research with Storytelling

We want to create two-way streets that foster communication between those living with disease, and those studying them

In the Classroom

In the Classroom

As a lecturer and epidemiologist at the Yale School of Public Health, Visual Epidemiology Director Jonathan Smith teaches a summer study abroad course offered through...

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Fight Like a Boy

Fight Like a Boy

Fight Like a Boy is a forthcoming project aimed at gathering personal stories from researchers in the field. Keep in touch to find out more about the project as it...

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Lets Work Together!

Lets Work Together!

Visual Epidemiology is a non-profit company that offers a full line of production services for both narrative and documentary filmmaking in the area of global health....

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Our Global Health Partners

Here are some of the organizations we have worked with to create innovative global health projects

WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters… Learn more

Yale University is a private research university in New Haven, Connecticut. Learn more…

Aeras is a global nonprofit biotech with a mission to develop new tuberculosis vaccines that are affordable and accessible to all who need them. Learn more…

The mission of the GDI is to serve as a multi-institutional, multi-disciplinary platform organizing and coordinating the efforts of stakeholders to assist countries to build capacity for programmatic management of DR-TB. Learn More…

Treatment Action Group is an independent AIDS research and policy think tank fighting for better treatment, a vaccine, and a cure for AIDS. Learn more…

The Stop TB Partnership operates through a secretariat hosted by the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland and seven working groups whose role is to accelerate progress on access to TB diagnosis and treatment; research and development for new TB diagnostics, drugs and vaccines; and tackling drug resistant- and HIV-associated TB. Learn more…

RESULTS and RESULTS Educational Fund (REF) are sister organizations that, together, are a leading force in ending poverty in the United States and around the world. Learn more…

The Yale Global Health Initiative (GHI) defines global health as the field of study and practice focused on the health of human populations in a global context, transcending the perspectives and concerns of individual nations. Learn more…

The Neglected Global Diseases Initiative at the University of British Columbia develops interventions for neglected global diseases and ensure their delivery to those in need. Learn more…

The Open Society Foundations work to build vibrant and tolerant societies whose governments are accountable and open to the participation of all people. Learn more…

The Fledgling Fund seeks to improve the lives of vulnerable individuals, families, and communities by supporting innovative media projects that target entrenched social problems. Learn more…

ACTION is a global partnership of advocacy organizations working to influence policy and mobilize resouces to fight diseases of poverty and improve equitable access to health services. Learn more…

  • World Health Organization
  • Yale University
  • AERAS
  • Global Drug Resistant TB Initiative
  • Treatment Action Group
  • Stop TB Partnership
  • RESULTS
  • Yale Global Health Initiative
  • Neglected Global Diseases Initiative
  • Open Society Foundations
  • The Fledgling Fund
  • ACTION

Meet our Amazing Team

Our projects are built with the hard work of our amazing team.

Jonathan Smith

Jonathan Smith

Epidemiologist, Director, Cinematography

Alan Smith

Alan Smith

Producer, Line Producer, Editor, Locations, Casting

Paul Blom

Paul Blom

Creative Writer, Copy Editor

Lexy Adams

Lexy Adams

Project Coordinator

Margot Leger

Margot Leger

Project Coordinator

Tara Streich-Tilles

Tara Streich-Tilles

Medical Advisor, Project Advisor