Ricci Wesselink

Ricci Wesselink

Senior ​Academic Staff Member
Centre for Health and Social Practice


+64 7 834 8800 extension 3126



Physical Address:

D Block, Level 2, City Campus, Tristram St, Hamilton 3240


  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education, Wintec, 2017.
  • Certificate in Te Ara Reo Māori, Te Wānanga O Aotearoa.
  • Master of Science (Mammalian Physiology) (First Class Honours), Massey University, 1998.
  • Bachelor of Science (Mammalian Physiology), Massey University, 1995.

Industry Experience, Affiliations and Achievements

  • Teaching and Learning Excellence Award recipient, Wintec, 2005.

Areas of Expertise and Research

  • Human anatomy and physiology.

Research Activity

‘Factors affecting the survival and welfare of newborn dairy calves’. Master’s thesis.

Select Publications

Wesselink, R., Stafford, K. J., Mellor, D. J., Todd, S. E., & Gregory, N. G. (1999). Colostrum intake in dairy calves. New Zealand Veterinary Journal, 47(1).