Gino Mori, MD

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Dr. Gino and Mrs. Jean Cavalieri Mori Endowed Scholarship

Born and raised in Old Forge, PA, Gino Mori, MD, FACS, has dedicated his life to caring for his patients, for the community and for students throughout the region.

After graduating from Old Forge High School, Keystone College and what was then Penn State College, Dr. Gino (as he prefers to be called) earned his Doctorate of Medicine at Jefferson Medical College. Following an internship at the Scranton State General Hospital, he completed a four-year residency in General Surgery at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Together with his brother Hugo Mori, MD, Charles Bannon, MD, and their partners, he became the founding president of Delta Medix and its Breast Care Center in Scranton, PA.

Throughout his career, Dr. Gino served in leadership roles in the medical and higher education communities. He was president of the Lackawanna County Medical Society and has held seats on the boards of Keystone College and Penn State Worthington Scranton. He received the Alumni Fellow Award from the Pennsylvania State University.

Dr. Gino married his high school sweetheart, Jean Cavalieri, with whom he had five children. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary shortly before she died in 2006. Both he and Jean were dedicated to a lifetime of learning. Even in retirement, he continues to take classes. 

With the establishment of The Dr. Gino and Mrs. Jean Cavalieri Mori Endowed Scholarship at Geisinger Commonwealth, Dr. Gino once again has demonstrated his commitment to community and to excellence in the medical profession.

A Special Commemorative Poster

MoriPosterDr. Gino Mori recently commissioned the world-renowned graphic artist Milton Glaser to honor Geisinger Commonwealth and its goals by designing a poster. The poster titled “Good Care Begins with Caring” commemorates the establishment of The Dr. Gino and Mrs. Jean Cavalieri Mori Endowed Scholarship. The framed poster hangs in the lobby of Geisinger Commonwealth’s Medical Sciences Building in Scranton. 

Mori Scholarship donors who give between $200 and $999 will receive a copy of the poster. As a special thank you for a gift of $1,000 or more, donors to the Scholarship will receive a copy that has been signed by the artist. A limited number of posters are available.

Milton Glaser shares his thoughts while designing the poster for Geisinger Commonwealth: “I began with the meaning of the word ‘care’ and then related it to the idea of ‘caring.’ The image is symbolic of our institution’s attitude. We reach for our audience through the pleasurable image of a flowering bouquet, resting on a classical column, the latter suggesting traditional skill and understanding. 

“All significant posters combine words and images to effectively convey their message, but are only effective when they are believed.”

Learn more about The Dr. Gino and Mrs. Jean Cavalieri Mori Endowed Scholarship, as well as the commemorative Milton Glaser poster: