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Honorary Consuls

Dr. Donald E. Vinson
Honorary Consul of Fiji, Los Angeles Consulate of Fiji, Los Angeles

Consulate of Fiji, Los Angeles
2301 Rosecrans Avenue, Suite 3185
El Segundo, CA 90245
Telephone Number: 310-531-8784
Fax Number: 310-531-8789

Dr. Vinson is Fijiís Honorary Consul in Los Angeles. His business career over the last twenty years has included founding and managing professional consulting and service organizations. He is currently Chairman of Vinson & Company, a behavioral science consulting firm.

Dr. Vinson has also spent a number of years as an academic. He was Chairman of the Department of Marketing at the University of Southern California, and was a Professor of Business at UCLA's Graduate School of Management, and at Louisiana State University.

He has served as the United States Representative to the South Pacific Commission under both Presidents Bush and Clinton and was appointed to the Advisory Council, National Institutes of Health by President Bush. In addition, Dr. Vinson is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C. and was Commissioner of the California Commission on Judicial Performance. He has been a member of numerous corporate, educational, and professional boards.

In 1966, Dr. Vinson graduated with a B.A. in Economics from the University of Arizona. He earned an M.S. in Marketing from UCLA in 1968. In addition, he earned an M.A. in Sociology and a Ph.D. in Marketing and Consumer Behavior from the University of Colorado in 1973.

Dr. Narayan Raju
Honorary Consul of Fiji, San Francisco

Consulate of Fiji, San Francisco
521 Rocca Avenue
South San Francisco, CA 94080
Telephone Number : 650.580.1951

Osmania University, Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine
Melbourne University, Master of Veterinary Studies
Michigan State University, Residency in Pathology, PhD
Specialty certification: Diplomate, American College of Pathologists.

Government of Fiji
Resident Instructor, Michigan State University
Specialists (Pathologists), MSU
Toxicologic Pathologist, Monsanto Company
Director, Neurotoxicology Program, SRI (formerly Stanford Research Institute), Menlo Park, California
CEO, Park BioSciences Inc.
Director, Pathology Research Laboratory Inc., South San Francisco
Member of the Science Advisory Committee, Republic of South Korea
Publications: author of 45 research papers in peer reviewed scientific journals

Research Interest: Regenerative Medicine, Stem Cell Research.

Job description: Consultant Pathologist. Services include evaluation of the Safety and Efficacy of pharmaceutical drugs, biotech products and medical devices for Regulatory (FDA) approval.