IRB Member Resources
This web page contains helpful resources and guidance to support FIU IRB Members in the effective and efficient review of protocols. Instructions on how to review a protocol have been included to aid in meeting preparation. This page also includes links to background materials relevant to human research regulations. Member listings, meeting schedules, and common acronyms have also been provided for your reference.
IRB Member Standards
Members of the IRB provide an invaluable service to the FIU research community. Faculty, staff and community members participating on IRBs have an obligation to maintain the highest standards of judgment relative to their duties as members. Access the IRB Member Standards Document for further information.
IRB Meeting Calendars
Full Board Review of the SB-IRB normally occurs on the last Friday of the month (subject to change). Please review the submission schedule for further information.
Full Board Review of the HS-IRB normally occurs on the last Wednesday of the month (subject to change). Please review the submission schedule for further information.
The SB-IRB and HS-IRB membership rosters can be accessed on the IRB Committee Rosters web page.
IRB Member Review Guides
- Instructions on How to Review a Protocol
- TOPAZ Reviewing Protocols (Full Guide)
- TOPAZ Reviewing Protocols (Quick Reference Guide)
- Determining the Level of Review (Exempt, Expedited, Full Board)
- OHRP Decision Charts
IRB Member Additional Guidance