Dr. Lin Calvert

Dr Lin Calvert

Education by NZ Correspondence School to high school level. High School – Solway College, Masterton, NZ. University – Otago University, NZ MBChB 1949. Junior Doctor at Middlemore, Greenland and National Womens Hospital in Auckland, Gisborne and Wellington Hospitals. Accepted by LMS 1953 to work in PNG Diploma of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Sydney) 1954 Worked together with her husband Peter Calvert at Kapuna Hospital since 1945. OIC Kapuna Hospital and very involved in training of nurse aids, nurses and CHWs.


  • PNG Silver Jubilee award for services to the community 2000
  • OBE 2002
  • Honorary Fellow RANZCOG 2006
  • Life Member of the Medical Society 2009