Our Findings
Our Philosophy
  • LIVING BETTER IS AT LEAST AS IMPORTANT AS LIVING LONGER Accordingly, our health programs are designed to be engaging, enjoyable, and make participants feel happier and healthier as quickly as possible.
  • IMMEDIATELY MEASURABLE SHORT-TERM BENEFITS ARE ESSENTIAL FOR LONG TERM SUCCESS Most people won’t engage in new activities for very long if they can’t recognize positive rewards in how they feel quickly.
  • IF YOU WANT ENGAGEMENT, YOU NEED ENJOYMENT We believe that making healthy lifestyle changes is a long-term commitment that is only achievable by having fun along the way.
Our Story
  • 1995
    Steven starts the Comprehensive Health Improvement Program (CHIP) for the McGill Faculty of Medicine and the McGill Teaching Hospitals. He assembles an impressive team of kinesiologists, nurses, and psychologists, who have collectively helped thousands of people improve their health, and continue to shape the art and science of wellness through dozens of publications.
  • 1997
    Steven and his team form Clinemetrica a company dedicated to helping individuals to bring their best selves to life. Focused initially on health risk assessments and healthy lifestyle changes, Clinemetrica subsequently expands into being a leader in employee wellness programs.
  • 2005
    The Canadian Medical Association asks Clinemetrica to develop a risk assessment tool for their corporate clients under the name Health and Wellness Companion.
  • 2016
    The Canadian Medical Association retires the “Health and Wellness Companion” and asks Clinemetrica to run the corporate health program on their behalf.
  • 2017
    Steven and colleagues bottle 22 years of experience helping people be well, and pour it into nVIGORus.
Our Team
  • steven

    Steven Grover, MD

    Founder and Director, CHIP, CEO, Clinemetrica Inc., Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
    Chief Executive, Chief Dog-Walker.
  • ilka

    Ilka Lowensteyn, PhD

    Kinesiologist, Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
    Swimmer, employee-engager.
  • lisam

    Lisa Masse, MSc

    Favourite quote: "Regularity is the key to greater results."
  • deborah

    Deborah Da Costa PhD

    Scientist (Clinical Epidemiology)
  • sylvie

    Sylvie Marchand, RN

    One of the secret to living longer and better is taking control of our own health!
  • mohammed

    Mohammed Kaouache, PhD

    Feeds our appetite for numbers, and keeps us grounded with facts.
  • sylvain

    Sylvain Dancausse, MSc

    IT guru
    Knows how to make computers cry or sing.
  • jeff

    Jeff Spencer

    Culture-changer, hiker, sailor, Churchill-quoter.
  • samuel

    Samuel Grover

    Business Developer
    Half-marathon runner, scuba-diving survivor. No relation to his father.