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.

Healthy cooking demonstration

Cooking Your Way to a Healthier Heart - 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.

When - Tuesday, May 19, 12:00-1:00 p.m.
Where - The teaching kitchen at March Wellness, OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 2nd floor
Contact - To register, email

Community lectures

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

Learn about upcoming seminars at OHSU

Recordings of past lectures:

Group meetings

Cardiac Support Group - The Heart to Heart cardiac support group is facilitated by experts from OHSU Knight Cardiovascular Institute. No registration is necessary; join us when you can. Additional guests are welcome.

When - Third Tuesday of each month, 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Where - OHSU Beaverton Clinics, 158th & Walker. 
Contact - For more information, email or call 503-418-9207.

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. 

When - Second and Fourth Thursdays of each month, 9:30-10:30 a.m. 
Where - OHSU Center for Health & Healing, 3rd floor, room 5.
Contact - For more information, email or call 503 245-9642.