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Full Board Meeting Dates & Submission Deadlines

Full Board meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month. The next deadline for submissions of Full Board IRB applications is August 31st, 2022.  Applications received by 5 pm on August 31st, will be reviewed at the convened IRB meeting on September 15th, 2022.

A complete response to HRPP review of Full Board submissions must be received by 5 pm on the 2nd Thursday of the month in order to be considered during IRB review. Lack of response or an incomplete response may lead to a delayed approval.

Meeting and Deadline dates can be found here or viewed on the calendar below. 

Brown's FWA #: 00004460

Brown's IRB #: 00000556

IRB Chair: 

Michael Worden

IRB Vice Chair: 

Patricia Cioe

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REVIEW TIMES

Our review times may be impacted due to summer schedules. Please contact HRPP staff if a review time is an issue and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

HRPP is currently reviewing submissions entered into the queue as of:

Expedited

July 12th

Exempt 

July 11th

IAA

July 24th

Amendment

July 14th

Exempt Modification

July 25th

IAA Amendment

July 10th

Undergraduate

August 2nd 

*Current submission dates will be updated weekly on Fridays*

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    Protocol reviews are prioritized as follows:

    • All progress reports are prioritized based on expiration date to ensure approval does not lapse. 
       
    • Protocols that must be reviewed due to impending funding (e.g. Just-in-Time) will always be prioritized over other submissions in the review queue. Please note in your email submission "Priority Protocol: Funding" when submitting such a protocol to the IRB email inbox.
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