The AVATAR Group, established and led by Professor Claire Rickard, consists of more than 100 nurses, doctors and other health researchers from a range of medical specialties who are all passionate about preventing IV complications. Numerous hospitals and universities are involved in the group's research work. Our administrative base is the Menzies Health Institute Queensland at Griffith University.
Based in Australia, the AVATAR Group is active throughout the world and has significant influence on hospital and home based care for adult and paediatric patients. Its research shapes healthcare and infection prevention guidelines globally.