University Orthopedics 5K raises $40K for children with cancer

THE MARK PALUMBO Memorial University Orthopedics 5K, held in September and named after UO spine surgeon Dr. Mark Palumbo following his death in 2019, raised $40,000 for The Tomorrow Fund. Pictured, from left, with the check are: Mandy Malo; Jessica Goss; Kristen Palumbo, Mark’s daughter; physician assistant Anne Palumbo, Mark’s wife; Dr. Phillip Lucas, surgeon; Chris Falzone; Lisa Abbenante, Tomorrow Fund executive director; and surgeons Dr. Aristides Cruz and Dr. Alan Daniels. / COURTESY PRACTICE MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
EAST PROVIDENCE – A road race hosted by University Orthopedics has raised $40,000 for a nonprofit that supports children with cancer and their families. The Mark Palumbo Memorial University Orthopedics 5K, held in September on the East Bay bike path, drew more than 300 participants. The second annual event, renamed in honor of University Orthopedics…

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