After obtaining her medical degree (MD) from India, she practiced and taught Psychiatry and Community medicine to medical graduates. In 2001, she came to Canada pursue her Masters in Cardiac Physiology with St. Boniface Research Center, with University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is a Centre of excellence in heart research in North America. Her research work and study on heart disease and diabetes has been published various high impact factor, peer-reviewed medical journals and book chapters. Dr. Punam has presented her research work in many international conferences and lectures across the country. She continued this work as a senior associate in the Pharmaceutical sector and University of Manitoba for several years.
After working in clinical research for many years both in academia and industry, she moved to Calgary in 2012. Seeing the impact of lifestyle and nutrition on health during her clinical research, she furthered her education and experience in alternative and complementary medicine modalities such as massage therapy, holistic nutrition, and yoga therapy. She practices these holistic clinical modalities through her clinic FitBeeba Wellness.
In her spare time, DPunam applies her passion for yoga and mindfulness as a yoga instructor, mindfulness coach, and public speaker. She teaches yoga and mindfulness all across the globe, as well as engage with local charities and community organizations as a motivational speaker.