Born and raised in Bosnia, Olivera Dessieux earned a Bachelor of Science with a focus on exercise science and a Master of Science in exercise physiology from the University of Tennessee.
The family nurse practitioner, who is board certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), has a passion for exercise. Olivera has experience as an exercise director and health and wellness director and was a student assistant in strength and conditioning for the Tennessee Lady Vols. Before joining GIA, Olivera was at University Surgeons Associates at UT Medical Center, where she focused on general surgery and gastroparesis patients.
Olivera enjoys spending time with her family, loves running and has completed numerous half marathons.