Ateeb is a medical, social sciences, and public health graduate with a technical grounding in health policy and systems research (HPSR) and community-based participatory research (CBPR). He works at the Johns Hopkins International Injury Unit and is a doctoral scholar in the Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University. His research focuses on underdeveloped settings, particularly in fragile and conflict-affected areas from a gender and intersectionality lens. In his scholarship, he primarily studies the motivating factors that impede the most vulnerable and marginalized people from achieving their health and rights, and their coping techniques. Prior to his current role at JHU in 2022, he worked at BRAC James P. Grant School of Public, BRAC University in projects that focused on Rohingya populations and urban informal settlements of Dhaka, Bangladesh. He is also the co-chair of Health System Global’s thematic working group – Social Sciences Approaches to Health Policy and Systems Research (SHAPES) – a global think tank for HPSR.