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.
Office of the Dean, School of Medicine
* Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
4860 Y St.,, Suite 0100
Sacramento, CA 95817
B.A., University of Vermont, Burlington VT 1975
Select 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
graduated summa cum laude, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, 1975
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.