Dr. Xuan Jia, PhD

Quality Control Associate

Dr. Jia joined Nextleaf in March, 2019 eager to apply her knowledge and skills in Analytical Chemistry to the burgeoning cannabis space; an industry she believes has tremendous potential to improve the quality of lives.  

Dr. Jia has leaned heavily on her innate talents of scientist, researcher and innovator to help support Nextleaf’s vision of on-going R&D activities. With that, she has led R&D projects including work done with the Industrial Research Assistance Program commissioned by National Research Council of Canada and has fostered long-term collaborations with Langara College.  

Before joining Nextleaf, Dr. Jia held several notable positions with Simon Fraser University where she headed laboratory lectures, independently designed and implemented research projects and managed daily operations of analytical teaching labs