Biomedical IRB

The Biomedical IRB reviews research designed to study specific diseases and conditions such as

  • Studies of mechanisms, therapies, or interventions in human diseases
  • Epidemiological studies that investigate the distribution of disease, the factors that affect health, and how people make health-related decisions
  • Clinical trials

Assuming your research is not exempt, there are two types of IRB reviews: expedited and full. Only studies requiring full review must be submitted by the deadlines in the calendar below in order to be reviewed at the meeting date indicated. In contrast, expedited protocol reviews are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Calendar of Biomedical IRB meetings

Submission Deadline Full Board Meeting Date
July 3, 2018 July 17, 2018
July 24, 2018 August 7, 2018
August 28, 2018 September 11, 2018
September 25, 2018 October 16, 2018
October 30, 2018 November 13, 2018
November 27, 2018 December 11, 2018
December 18, 2018 (early d/t winter break) January 15, 2019
January 22, 2019 (early) February 5, 2019 (early)
February 19, 2019 (early) March 5, 2019 (early d/t spring break)
March 26, 2019 April 9, 2019
April 30, 2019 May 14, 2019
May 28, 2019 June 11, 2019

Voting Members

Ms. Ianthe “Cookie” Bryant-Gawthrop
Director of Research Regulatory Affairs and HRPP

Prof. Stephen J. Elliott (Chair)
Computer Information Technology

Prof. Jeffrey M. Haddad
Health and Kinesiology

Ms. Jeannette M. Hyser
Non-Scientist and Unaffiliated Member

Prof. Yaman Kaakeh, PharmD

Dr. Sarah A. Sayger, MD
Purdue University Student Health Service

Ms. Nina Wojtalewicz
Non-Scientist and Community Member

Ex-Officio Members

Mr. Mark Kebert
Risk Management

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