WASHINGTON (FOX 5 DC) - The president of Howard University, Dr. Wayne Frederick, is fighting a personal battle with sickle cell anemia, a disease that impacts many people in the D.C. region.
Frederick joined FOX 5 to talk about how he continues to lead the prestigious D.C. school and opened up about the fight for his health.
Thank you, @fox5dc for having me on this morning to talk about the Race to Cure Sickle Cell campaign. This month I will be running my sixth 5k to raise awareness and funds for a cure. Please consider making a donation today: https://t.co/7AFFjheTjY. #CureSickleCell pic.twitter.com/ISRPKqFH83— Wayne A. I. Frederick (@HUPrez17) May 30, 2019