Advisory Panel

Dr Tracey Smillie

MTech Hom(DUT), PGCE

With over 10 years experience as a qualified homeopathic doctor, Tracey has worked in awide range of health sectors, including pharmaceuticals, natroceuticals, primary healthcare clinics, and private practice. After completing her Masters’ degree with a dissertation on the benefits of natural medicines' use in a primary healthcare setting, Tracey realised both the need and value of professional guidance when choosing personalised supplements. Since then, Tracey has made it her goal to develop tools and resources for people to get professional guidance when choosing supplements.

Jean Brazendale

Registered Dietitian, BSc (Med) (Hons) Dietetics, VitaGene Founder and CEO

Jean worked as a dietitian in private practice for over 25 years. Having been trained as a clinical dietitian, she began to experience frustration with patient outcomes, sparking her journey into personalised health and Nutrigenomics. She went on to become an accredited DNAlysis and 3X4 practitioner and completed the Manuka Science in Advanced Translational Nutrigenomics. 

She founded VitaGene in 2017, as a way to improve accessibility to professional-grade supplements. In 2020, she went on to launch VitaScript, South Africa's first virtual dispensary, extending quality supplements beyond her practice. Jean's mission centres on promoting health and longevity through personalised health.

Kerry Lee Goodall

Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm)

Kerri-Lee is a registered Pharmacist with the South African Pharmacy Council. She has over 17 years’ experience in various aspects of pharmacy which include, Retail, Hospital, Manufacturing, Warehousing/Distribution and Quality Assurance. 

She is proactive in staying updated with industry trends and best practices. She actively participates in professional development programs and conferences to enhance her skills and knowledge.

She is passionate about quality in the manufacturing environment and delivering safe, quality and efficacious products to consumers.