About Us

Spatial Health Analytics is owned by Rob Meyers who is also the Senior Medical Geographer at SHA.

Rob Meyers worked for Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada between 1999-2012, and led the geomatics response to a wide range of outbreaks including the gastro-intestinal outbreak due to water contamination in Walkerton, ON during 2000. He was the GIS lead during the SARS outbreak in 2003. He designed and administered the GIS for nation West Nile virus  (WNv) surveillance that mapped over 200 000 dead birds between 2001-2011. He also led several other projects related to WNv including a mapping system for First Nations communities and a bi-national program that mapped WNv across North America in partnership with the CDC and USGS. Mr. Meyers also has extensive experience working with regional public health agencies, as well as in the private sector. Mr. Meyers holds several degrees including an M.Sc. in Geography from the University of Guelph, and a BA in International Development. He has won several Deputy Minister awards and has also worked in several countries providing expertise in spatial analysis including Mexico, Trinidad, New Zealand, and Australia.

 

Putting public health on the map