Lauren Tarantello

Associate Counsel, UC San Diego Health

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Health Affairs


Lauren Tarantello joined the UCSD Office of Campus Counsel in November 2018 as Associate Counsel for UC San Diego Health. Ms. Tarantello’s role focuses on transactional matters for the UCSD Health System. Ms. Tarantello previously served as in-house counsel to two major California hospital systems and has experience advising on regulatory compliance matters such as healthcare fraud and abuse laws, licensing and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

Ms. Tarantello was also previously in private practice in the healthcare group at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, where her clients included hospitals, healthcare foundations, physician groups, pharmacies, surgery centers and clinics, rehabilitation facilities, home health providers, and medical device companies.


University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D.
Yale University, B.A.

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