Full Board Review Submission Schedule

FIU’s Institutional Review Boards

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 22, 2021 January 28, 2022
January 21, 2022 February 25, 2022
February 18, 2022 March 25, 2022
March 25, 2022 April 29, 2022
April 2, 2022 May 27, 2022
May 20, 2022 June 24, 2022
June 24, 2022 July 29, 2022
July 24, 2022 August 26, 2022
August 26, 2022 September 30, 2022
September 23, 2022 October 28, 2022
October 7, 2022 November 11, 2022
November 4, 2022 December 9, 2022

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 22, 2021 January 26, 2022
January 19, 2022 February 23, 2022
February 23, 2022 March 30, 2022
March 23, 2022 April 27, 2022
April 20, 2022 May 25, 2022
May 25, 2022 June 29, 2022
June 22, 2022 July 29, 2022
July 27, 2022 August 31, 2022
August 24, 2022 September 28, 2022
September 21, 2022 October 26, 2022
October 5, 2022 November 9, 2022
November 9, 2022 December 14, 2022

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