Human Research Protection Program

Institutional Review Board (IRB)

The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is the research oversight committee charged with ensuring that human subjects research is conducted in compliance with the applicable federal, state, and institutional policies and procedures.

IRB Meeting Schedule and Protocol Submission Deadlines

IRB meetings are held at 12:30 p.m. on the third Friday of each month (unless otherwise noted) in Tucker Hall, Room 124 (IRB #1 – registration #IRB00000063)  or at 5:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month (unless otherwise noted) in Winnie Davis Hall on the Health Sciences Campus (IRB #2 – registration #IRB00010889).

Protocols eligible for review by expedited procedure or for exempt determination are processed in the order received by the Human Subjects Office.

New protocols, modifications, and continuing reviews must be submitted for Full Board review by the submission deadline according to the following schedule:

Schedule for Social and Behavioral IRB Meetings:

Submission Date for Full Committee ReviewMeeting Date
May 15, 2018June 15, 2018
June 20, 2018July 20, 2018
July 17, 2018August 17, 2018
August 21, 2018September 21, 2018
September 19, 2018October 19, 2018
October 16, 2018November 16, 2018
November 16, 2018To be determined

Schedule for Clinical IRB Meetings

Submission Date for Full Committee ReviewMeeting Date
May 6, 2018June 6, 2018
June 11, 2018July 11, 2018
July 1, 2018August 1, 2018
August 4, 2018September 5, 2018
September 3, 2018October 3, 2018
October 7, 2018November 7, 2018
November 5, 2018December 5, 2018