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Richard Ashworth, Dr. Gretchen Van der Veer, Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick, and Dr. Kurt Newman

National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Fair Chance, Howard University, and Children's National Health System | May 15, 2020

The Economic Club of Washington, D.C. hosted its eleventh virtual event on Friday, May 15. David Rubenstein interviewed Richard Ashworth of Walgreens on their expansion of COVID-19 testing; Dr. Gretchen Van der Veer of Fair Chance on how the Coronavirus is affecting area non-profits; Dr. Wayne Frederick of Howard University on how the pandemic has changed higher education; and Dr. Kurt Newman on developments related to pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome (PMIS) in children potentially related to COVID-19. 

First segment interview participants:

Richard Ashworth, President of Walgreens and Chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Second segment interview participants:

Gretchen Van der Veer, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, Fair Chance

Third segment interview participants:

Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, F.A.C.S., President of Howard University

Fourth segment interview participants:

Kurt Newman, M.D., President and CEO, Children's National Health System