Full Board Review Submission Schedule

Health Sciences IRB (HS-IRB) reviews all medical and health research protocols (except those that meet the criteria for Western IRB review). HS-IRB members come from diverse backgrounds and have a broad range of both scientific and non-scientific expertise.

Social and Behavioral IRB (SB-IRB) reviews all non-medical research protocols including, but not limited to social, behavioral, humanities, education, anthropology, journalism, history, and environmental studies. The SB-IRB does not review protocols that are regulated by the FDA. SB-IRB members come from diverse backgrounds and have a broad range of both scientific and non-scientific expertise.

Schedule for SB-IRB Full Board Review

The FIU SB-IRB meets on the last Friday of each month, unless otherwise indicated. The following meeting dates are scheduled from January through December. SB-IRB Full Board Review meetings are normally held in the MARC Building – Room 412, but are subject to change. Meeting times will normally be at 10:00 AM, but are also subject to change.

Visit the IRB Membership Rosters web page for a full listing of the SB-IRB members and their contact information.

** These dates are subject to change

IRB Submission Due Date Full Board Review Meeting Date
December 30, 2016 January 27, 2017
January 20, 2017 February 24, 2017
February 19, 2017 March 31, 2017
March 24, 2017 April 28, 2017
April 21, 2017 May 26, 2017
May 20, 2017 June 30, 2017
June 23, 2017 July 28, 2017
July 21, 2017 August 25, 2017
August 25, 2017 September 29, 2017
September 22, 2017 October 27, 2017
October 13, 2017 November 17, 2017
November 10, 2017 December 15, 2017
Schedule for HS-IRB Full Board Review

The FIU HS-IRB meets on the last Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise indicated. The following meeting dates are scheduled from January through December. HS-IRB Full Board Review meetings are normally held in the MARC Building – Room 412, but are subject to change. Meeting times will normally be at 10:00 AM, but are also subject to change.

Visit the IRB Membership Rosters web page for a full listing of the HS-IRB members and their contact information.
** These dates are subject to change

IRB Submission Due Date Full Board Review Meeting Date
December 21, 2016 January 25, 2017
January 18, 2017 February 22, 2017
February 22, 2017 March 29, 2017
March 22, 2017 April 26, 2017
April 26, 2017 May 31, 2017
May 24, 2017 June 28, 2017
June 21, 2017 July 26, 2017
July 26, 2017 August 30, 2017
August 23, 2017 September 27, 2017
September 20, 2017 October 25, 2017
October 11, 2017 November 15, 2017
November 8, 2017 December 13, 2017
Attending Full Board Meetings

Investigators are invited to be present in the waiting area outside of the IRB meeting at the time of your proposal review to answer questions regarding your proposal. If you are available to attend the meeting, then please let the IRB Coordinator know in advance of the meeting date.

Full Board Meeting Agenda

The following areas will be discussed at the Full Board IRB Meetings (if applicable):

    • Educational Topic
    • Approval of Minutes
    • Review of Tabled Protocols
    • Review of New Protocols
    • Review of Renewal Protocols
    • Review of Amended Protocols
    • Review of FDA Risk Determinations
    • Administrative Issues
    • Open for Discussion