Connie Culp, who got first US face transplant, dead at 57

Connie Culp, the Ohio woman who made international headlines when she received the nation’s first near-total face transplant, has died. She was 57. The Cleveland Clinic, where Culp underwent the historic procedure in 2008, confirmed her death in a statement Friday. “Connie was an incredibly brave, vibrant woman, and an inspiration to many,” said Dr…. Continue reading at New York Post