The Ohio University College of Osteopathic Medicine (OUCOM) recently announced the re-appointment of Reena Samuel-Variath, MD, FACP, FACGS, FABHP, MABHP, to the position of clinical professor. She has been a clinical professor for OUCOM since 2005. This appointment is for the triennium 2011 through the end of 2014 and is Dr. Variath’s third appointment. Dr. Variath received her medical degree from T.D. Medical College in Kerala, India and completed an internship and residency at Wyckoff Heights Medical Centre in Brooklyn, N.Y. She also completed a fellowship in Nephrology at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York. Dr. Variath specializes in Nephrology and Hypertension and is the Director of the Dialysis Clinic, Inc. in Portsmouth. She is board certified in Internal Medicine and Nephrology. Dr. Variath is a specialist in Clinical Hypertension and is certified by the American Society of Hypertension. Her office is located at 1711 27th Street in the Braunlin Building, Suite 301 in Portsmouth. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 740-354-5393.