Dr Salinas is a health geographer. He is Associate Professor of Quantitative Methods at Universidad Loyola Andalucía, Spain; and Research fellow at the ANU College of Health and Medicine. He developed his PhD on Spatial Data Analysis through a Multi-Objective Evolutionary Algorithm applied on mental health data. His main area of interest is the relationships between health and territory. He has applied GIS in social and health studies, service maps and spatial data analysis in health ecosystems research in Europe, America and Australia.