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Dianne Croteau
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Made in Canada - Canadian Inventions
Women Inventors
By Mary Bellis
Actar 911, the CPR mannequin was invented by Dianne Croteau and partners, Richard Brault and Jonathan Vinden in 1989. Actar 911 is a mannequin used to teach CPR or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. CPR is used to save people suffering from cardiac arrest.

Dianne Croteau
Born in Sudbury, Dianne Croteau graduated from the Industrial Design Department of Ottawa's Carleton University. She and Richard started their company, Studio Innova in 1984.

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