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, 2022 January 27, 2023
January 20, 2023 February 24, 2023
February 24, 2023 March 31, 2023
March 24, 2023 April 28, 2023
April 21, 2023 May 26, 2023
May 26, 2023 June 30, 2023
June 23, 2023 July 28, 2023
July 21, 2023 August 25, 2023
August 25, 2023 September 29, 2023
September 22, 2023 October 27, 2023
October 6, 2023 November 10, 2023
November 3, 2023 December 8, 2023

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, 2022 January 25, 2023
January 18, 2023 February 22, 2023
February 22, 2023 March 29, 2023
March 22, 2023 April 26, 2023
April 26, 2023 May 31, 2023
May 24, 2023 June 28, 2023
June 21, 2023 July 26, 2023
July 26, 2023 August 30, 2023
August 23, 2023 September 27, 2023
September 20, 2023 October 25, 2023
October 4, 2023 November 8, 2023
November 8, 2023 December 13, 2023

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