Community Events

The Knight Cardiovascular Institute hosts many community events throughout the year as part of our mission to improve the health of all Oregonians.

Community lectures

Our cardiovascular experts regularly give informative talks about top heart concerns.

Note: OHSU Beaverton Cardiology Clinic lectures are located at
15700 S.W. Greystone Court
Beaverton, OR 97006


Are heart attacks in your genes? Learn how to fight it
Tuesday, December 15 6:30 p.m.
Sergio Fazio, M.D., Ph.D.

Learn how the entire family fits into your risk for a heart attack. Factors such as family history, genetic markers and environment could leave you predisposed. Find out what tests can determine your risk and what you can do to prevent a heart attack.


View more upcoming lectures available at OHSU

Recordings of past lectures:

Group meetings

Cooking Your Way to a Healthier Heart
OHSU cardiovascular patients are welcome to join us for a free heart-healthy cooking demonstration led by OHSU executive chef Fernando Divina. The demonstration will highlight fast, affordable, and simple cooking techniques to help you cook healthy and tasty meals at home.

Next class: Monday, December 14, 12 -1 p.m.
Located in the Teaching Kitchen at March Wellness, OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 2nd floor
To register, contact Jennifer Luff at or 503 494-5690. Space is limited - reserve your seat today.

Stress Reduction Class
This class teaches skills to develop greater presence of mind, concentration, deep relaxation, and mental and emotional clarity, all which have proven health benefits for cardiovascular disease.

The second and fourth Thursday each month, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
Located at the OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 3rd floor, room 5
For more information, email or call 503 245-9642.