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 28, 2018 January 25, 2019
January 25, 2019 February 22, 2019
February 22, 2019 March 22, 2019
March 29, 2019 April 26, 2019
May 3, 2019 May 31, 2019
May 31, 2019 June 28, 2019
June 28, 2019 July 26, 2019
July 2, 2019 August 30, 2019
August 30, 2019 September 27, 2019
September 27, 2019 October 25, 2019
October 18, 2019 November 15, 2019
November 15, 2019 December 13, 2019

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 2, 2019 January 30, 2019
January 30, 2019 February 27, 2019
February 27, 2019 March 27, 2019
March 27, 2019 April 24, 2019
May 1, 2019 May 29, 2019
May 29, 2019 June 26, 2019
July 3, 2019 July 31, 2019
July 31, 2019 August 28, 2019
August 28 , 2019 September 25, 2019
October 2, 2019 October 30, 2019
October 16, 2019 November 13, 2019
November 13, 2019 December 11, 2019

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