Our Team

AVATAR was established in 2007, and now consists of more than 100 nurses, doctors and other researchers from a range of health specialties who are all passionate about preventing vascular access 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, Australia.  AVATAR is active globally and has significant influence on hospital and home based care for adult and paediatric patients. Our research shapes healthcare and infection prevention guidelines globally.

Members

Collaborators/Staff

 
Prof Adrian Esterman
 
Anna Dean
  A/Prof Andrew Hallahan
 
Barbara Hewer
 
Chelsea Gosden
 
Christine Woods
 
Dr Cindy Jones
 
Colleen Pitts
 
Prof David Paterson
 
Gabor Mihala 
 
Gavin Jackson
  Dr Gerben Keijzers
  Dr Haitham Tuffaha
 
Joanne Wright
 
Dr Joshua Byrnes
 
Laura Alberto
 
Dr Linda Coventry 
 
A/Prof Louise Cullen
  Dr Mandy Towell
  Mari Takashima

 

  Prof Marilyn Cruickshank
 
Marlena Kussrow 
 
Matthew Mason
 
Dr Matthew McGrail
 
Dr Matthew Zunk
 
Dr Naomi Runnegar
 
Nicholas Mifflin
 
Nicole Gavin
 
Dr Nicole Marsh
 
Prof Paul Scuffham
 
Paula Cattanach
 
A/Prof Peter Mollee
 
Rebecca Doyle
 
Dr Rebecca Sharp
 
Rita Nemeth
 
Prof Robert Ware
 
Sarah Northfield
 
Dr Simon Bugden
 
Dr Steven Frost
 
Tara Williams
 
Tracey Vidler
 
Vanno Sou

 

Address

Griffith University
Nathan
Queensland
Australia 4111