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
  • Nutrition studies.

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
June 27, 2017 July 11, 2017
July 25, 2017 August 8, 2017
August 22, 2017 September 12, 2017
September 26, 2017 October 17, 2017 (late d/t fall break)
October 31, 2017 November 14, 2017
November 20, 2017 December 12, 2017
December 20, 2017 January 9, 2018
January 23, 2018 February 6, 2018 (early)
February 20, 2018 March 6, 2018 (early d/t spring break)
March 27, 2018 April 10, 2018
April 24, 2018 May 8, 2018
May 22, 2018 June 12, 2018

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

Dr. Marquis Hodes, MD, PhD (Associate Chair)
Staff Physician-Student Health Center

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

Prof. Yaman Kaakeh
School of Pharmacy

Dr. Berdine Martin, PhD
Nutrition Science

Ex-Officio Members

Mr. Mark Kebert
Risk Management

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