UT Erlanger Cardiology and Erlanger’s Heart and Vascular Services will host this year’s Heart Smart Saturday on Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

The event will be held at Erlanger at Volkswagen Drive.

Some of the region’s top heart experts will speak at the event, officials said, such asUT Erlanger Cardiology members L. Kendrick Mills, M.D., Walter L. Few, M.D., and J. Carter Hemphill, M.D.; along with vascular disease specialist Sachin Phade, M.D.

Participants will learn about women and heart disease, screening for heart disease, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease.


Those in attendance can also participate in free blood pressure and cholesterol screenings from 7 until 8:30 a.m.

The event is free, but registration is required. Call 423-778-LINK Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., to register.