Deborah Farringer is an Assistant Professor of Law at Belmont University College of Law. Deborah teaches Health Law, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, Health Care Business and Finance, Bioethics, and Business Associations. Prior to joining the faculty at Belmont, Deborah served as Senior Associate General Counsel in the Office of General Counsel at Vanderbilt University, where her practice focused primarily on transactional matters for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 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. Prior to her role at Vanderbilt University, Deborah was an associate at Bass, Berry& Sims PLC where she practiced in the firm’s Healthcare Industry group. Deborah Farringer is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Tennessee Bar Association and is also licensed to practice in the state of Tennessee.