Human Subjects

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 noon on the third Friday of each month (unless otherwise noted) in Tucker Hall, Room 124 (Social and Behavioral IRB)  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 (Clinical IRB).

Protocols eligible for review by expedited procedure or for exempt determination are processed and reviewed 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
August 15, 2017 September 15, 2017
September 20, 2017October 20, 2017
October 17, 2017 November 17, 2017
November 8, 2017December 8, 2017
December 19, 2017January 19, 2018
January 16, 2018February 16, 2018
February 9, 2018March 9, 2018
March 20, 2018April 20, 2018

Schedule for Clinical IRB Meetings

Submission Date for Full Committee ReviewMeeting Date
August 27, 2017 September 27, 2017
September 25, 2017 October 25, 2017
October 29, 2017November 29, 2017
December 3, 2017January 3, 2018
January 7, 2018February 7, 2018
February 7, 2018March 7, 2018
March 4, 2018April 4, 2018