QC/QA Regulatory Practices
(Bio)Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals
Personal Care & Cosmetics
Food & Beverage
Instrument Analysis & Characterization Methods
Joanne Tejeda is an experienced research scientist and project manager who holds a PhD degree in Chemistry from Western University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Biochemistry from Brock University. Following her graduate studies, she worked with a personal care and cosmetics company and gained invaluable experience in commercial product development and manufacturing. During this tenure, she became skilled in Product Optimization and Continuous Improvement in production, Data Analysis, Market Research, Quality Control testing, and Quality Assurance documentation for regulatory compliance with Health Canada’s Natural and Non-Prescription Health Product Directorate (NNHPD) and GMP standards.
Joanne's graduate research focused on the development and optimization of novel chemical transformations of heterocycles and their applications towards the synthesis of complex natural products. Joanne is passionate about the STEM field and is an active volunteer with Visions of Science. In 2017, she helped to host the 14th Annual Oncology Research and Education Conference at the London Regional Cancer Program, a division of London Health Sciences Centre. She cares deeply about innovation in the life sciences and cancer oncology fields and wants to steer her professional career on bringing such innovations to commercial market reality.