Customers, collaborators, colleagues

Training Programs in Epidemiology and Public Health Interventions Network (TEPHINET)

TEPHINET is a global professional network of field epidemiology training programs, comprising 71 member Field Epidemiology Training Programs (FETPs) in more than 100 countries.

TEPHINET and Applied Epi work closely together to meet the needs of applied epidemiologists worldwide. In January 2020, TEPHINET provided a grant to accelerate development of the Epidemiologist R Handbook, and a second grant in August 2021 to facilitate translations and development of accompanying R training materials.


Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) is an international humanitarian medical non-governmental organization best known for its projects in conflict zones and in countries affected by endemic diseases. Their teams include epidemiologists and data managers alongside clinicians and other personnel.

MSF supported the development of the Epidemiologist R Handbook through field testing and review. Since November 2021 MSF’s Operational Centre Amsterdam and Applied Epi have been collaborating to build R tools and training curriculum specific to field epidemiologists.

Github Social Impact

Applied Epi is supported by Github Social Impact. The Social Impact team empowers nonprofits and the greater social sector to drive positive and lasting contributions to the world with GitHub products, brand, and employees.


Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network

The Global Outbreak Alert and Response Network is a WHO-affiliated network of institutions which respond to acute public health emergencies around the world. Applied Epi has trained WHO staff and has been a member of GOARN since July 2022.

The R Consortium

The central mission of The R Consortium is to work with and provide support to the R Foundation and to the key organizations developing, maintaining, distributing and using R software through the identification, development and implementation of infrastructure projects. In 2023, Applied Epi partnered with the R Consortium to strengthen R user communities in public health.