Deborah R. Farringer

Belmont University College of Law

Deborah Farringer is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, an Associate Professor of Law, and Director of Health Law Studies at Belmont University College of Law where she teaches a variety of courses, including Health Law, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Health Care Business and Finance, Business Associations, Bioethics, and Mental Health Law. Deborah focuses her scholarship on health law and policy, primarily related to health care compliance, including health data technology, fraud, abuse, and privacy issues. She has published articles in Brooklyn Law Review, Seattle Law Review, Texas A&M Law Review, andThe Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, among others. Prior to joining the faculty at Belmont, Deborah was a practicing health care attorney for a top-tier academic medical center and a nationally recognized law firm serving in its health care regulatory group. Her practice focused primarily on transactional matters, including analysis of contracts for compliance with applicable healthcare laws such as the Stark Law, Antikickback Statute, Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and the False Claims Act, physician practice acquisitions, joint ventures, general corporate governance and corporate maintenance issues, hospital operations, and real estate leasing and purchasing issues.