LifePoint Health Names Jennifer Peters General Counsel
Published By: LifePoint Health • 03/31/2017 10:01 AM
Brentwood, Tenn. (March 30, 2017) – LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT) today announced that effective April 3, it has promoted Jennifer Peters to general counsel. Peters previously served as senior vice president and chief operations counsel.
"Jennifer has an exceptional depth of experience in healthcare and has been a vital leader and strategic and legal voice at LifePoint," said Bill Carpenter, chairman and chief executive officer for LifePoint. "In addition to spearheading efforts to better align our legal department with our company mission and vision and ensure that we are offering consistent legal and regulatory guidance across our system, she has been a trusted advisor to the leadership team at our Health Support Center as well as in each of our communities nationwide. We are delighted to recognize her contributions to LifePoint and promote her to our
Peters joined LifePoint as vice president and chief operations counsel in 2013. She was named senior vice president and chief operations counsel in 2016. During her tenure at LifePoint, Peters has led the company's operations lawyers and contract management team and overseen legal advice given to all of the organization's strategic initiatives. She implemented national training programs reaching all company leaders, including hospital leadership teams, Boards of Directors and physician
leaders, and worked to develop strong partnerships between company leaders and the legal department.
Before joining LifePoint, Peters served as general counsel, secretary and chief compliance officer for Simplex Healthcare. She also was vice president and associate general counsel at Community Health Systems and was part of the administrative team at a York, Pennsylvania hospital.
Peters earned her Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in health law from the University of Maryland School of Law, her master's degree in healthcare and finance management from the Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health and her bachelor's degree from Buffalo State University.
About LifePoint Health®
LifePoint Health® (NASDAQ: LPNT) is a leading healthcare company dedicated to Making Communities Healthier®. Through its subsidiaries, it provides quality inpatient, outpatient and post-acute services close to home. LifePoint owns and operates community hospitals, regional health systems, physician practices, outpatient centers and post-acute facilities in 22 states. It is the sole community healthcare provider in the majority of the non-urban communities it serves. More information about the company can be found at www.LifePointHealth.net. All references to "LifePoint," "LifePoint Health" or the "Company" used in this release refer to affiliates or subsidiaries of LifePoint Health, Inc.