Philosophy of Care
Dr. Nuovo believes that patient-centered care is the most important characteristic in providing quality care.
Dr. Nuovo provides care to patients in the Family Practice Clinic in the Ambulatory Care Center. His focus is on improved treatment for chronic conditions such as diabetes, asthma and heart failure. Dr. Nuovo's current research focuses on ways to improve care to those with chronic conditions.
Family and Community Medicine
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT 1980
B.A., University of Vermont, Burlington VT 1975
Internship: Family Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis WA 1981
Family Medicine, Madigan Army Medical Center, Fort Lewis WA 1983
Faculty Development in Family Medicine, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle WA 1988
American Board of Family Medicine, 1983
Honors and Awards
Teacher of the Year, Department of Family Practice, Dewitt Army Community Hospital, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1986
Army Commendation Medal, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1986
Outstanding Scientific Paper Award, American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), 37th Assembly, Anaheim, California, 1985
Select Recent Publications
Nuovo J, Yang X. Changes in management mode for type 2 diabetes. Academic Journal of Second Military Medical University, 2012;33(3):324-327.
Nuovo J. The Impact of a Diabetes Self-Management Education Program Provided Through a Telemedicine Link to Rural California Health Care Clinics. Health Services Insights, 2013;(6) 1-7.
Nuovo, J. The Impact of a Drug Safety Warning on Discussions Between Doctors and Their Patients; the Case of Rosiglitazone. Pharmacology & Pharmacy. 2011.