Ivana Sarac studied Medicine at Faculty of Medicine, University of Belgrade, and graduated in 1998. Then she entered her MSci postgraduate studies in Nutrition at the same institution, and finished it in 2004. In 2006 she also finished her medical specialization in Hygiene with medical ecology at Faculty of Medicine, University of Niš. She conducted her PhD studies in Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine at University of Surrey, UK, and obtained PhD degree in 2014. In 2016, she joined the Center of Excellence in Nutrition and Metabolism Research, at the Institute for Medical Research, University of Belgrade, as Research Associate.