Following in the footsteps of its illustrious parent, Prof. Aristides Novis, began his academic career as Assistant Professor of Physiology, soon winning, thanks to his enthusiasm and deep knowledge and admiration of his disciples.
His rise was swift and glowing.
Although newly formed, became Assistant Professor.
He began his specialization in the Oswaldo Cruz Institute and, on returning to Salvador, underwent contest to Associate Professor of Physiology, at which he defended a thesis on crioepilepsia.
"A gifted, eloquent, persuasive, worship, young master," says Luiz Fernando Macedo Costa - lured the students more active and crystallized around him, the main core of basic research at the Faculty of Medicine "(op. cit.)
Thanks to his persistent effort, acquired the equipment and the necessary scholarships, graduated school. Among the most prominent names in your team, highlight José Simões e Silva Junior, Heon Rocha, Elsimar Coutinho, Rodolfo Teixeira, Carlos Marcílio, Waldir Medrado Armenian Guimarães, Virgilio Pereira, Antonio Vizcaya, Carlos Widmer, Almira Vinhais Dantas, Cesar Orrico, Sabino Augusto da Silva and Luiz Fernando Macedo Costa.
Conquered the chair, the young teacher went on opening the frontiers of basic research in our land. Incidentally, it is advisable to transcribe the revelations of one of his most promising assistants and dedicated: "All of us, the enthusiasm of the teacher, we devoted to the work, with youthful vigor. The dedication was manifest in the interest, sometimes excessive, to complete tasks. I remember - and I confess that I recall with nostalgia - the many times that we own Lacave stray cats and dogs, there in the yard of Jesus, to accomplish the experiments. Still recall - and here I recall with a half smile disguised the corner of his mouth, which stopped working with cat after a grotesque and unpredictable incident: tracheostomy the animal for us was a pet of a lady in the neighborhood. Since then, cautiously, we transfer those techniques to another animal, and because of this unconventional path, aperfeiçoamo us in rabbits. Of course the teacher did not participate, or stimulate these unorthodox procedures. Had heard the hype and had a complacent silence, sometimes accompanied by a knowing smile and an accomplice "(ibid.).
In addition to researcher Jorge Novis was one of the most important training analysts of his time. Her classes, always beautiful and flawless, attract students from various grades of medical students, who filled the amphitheater.
Throughout his career, has achieved significant positions, including Director of the School of Medicine and Secretary of Health of Bahia.
In private practice has enjoyed a privileged position, either as a general practitioner or as a family doctor.
Author of countless scientific papers published in national and international Jorge Novis joined the Academy of Medicine of Bahia and numerous scientific and cultural institutions and honored as few medicine Bahia.
Costa Macedo, Luiz Fernando de-Speech Greeting Jorge Augusto Novis, Annals Academy of Medicine of Bahia. Volume 3, June 1981. Salvador, 1981.