UT Erlanger Cardiology, along with Erlanger's Heart and Vascular Services, will host Heart Smart Saturday Feb. 2 from 8 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at Erlanger at Volkswagen Drive.

Many of the region's heart health experts will speak at the event, including UT 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 be informed about women and heart disease, screenings for heart disease, heart failure and peripheral vascular disease. 

Attendees will also be given free blood pressure and cholesterol screenings from 7 until 8:30 a.m. A free, healthy lunch will be provided, as well as information on special exhibits. 

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