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 29, 2017 January 26, 2018
January 19, 2018 February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018 March 30, 2018
March 23, 2018 April 27, 2018
April 20, 2018 May 25, 2018
May 18, 2018 June 29, 2018
June 22, 2018 July 27, 2018
July 27, 2018 August 31, 2018
August 24, 2018 September 28, 2018
September 21, 2018 October 26, 2018
October 12, 2018 November 16, 2018
November 9, 2018 December 14, 2018

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
January 3, 2018 January 31, 2018
January 24, 2018 February 28, 2018
February 21, 2018 March 28, 2018
March 21, 2018 April 25, 2018
April 25, 2018 May 30, 2018
May 23, 2018 June 27, 2018
June 20, 2018 July 25, 2018
July 25, 2018 August 29, 2018
August 22, 2018 September 26, 2018
September 26, 2018 October 31, 2018
October 10, 2018 November 14, 2018
November 7, 2018 December 12, 2018

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