Dr. Natasha Ryz
Dr. Natasha Ryz, Ph.D., MSc, BSc is the Chief Science Officer (CSO) of Zenabis, an one of the largest Licensed Producers in Canada, with a focus on medical cannabis research and development. As CSO, Natasha oversees cannabis analysis, extraction and product formulation. She also directs the cannabis research program and prepares cannabis education for health care providers including pharmacists and physicians.
Natasha has over 15 years of experience as a health and nutrition researcher, speaker and educator. She has a Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine from the University of British Columbia and is a Vanier scholar. She holds a Master of Science degree and a four-year Bachelor of Science degree specializing in Human Nutritional Sciences from the University of Manitoba. Natasha has also published 7 first author peer-reviewed publications, 2 first author reviews, and co-authored 8 peer-reviewed publications.