Allow one week from when full proposal materials are received by IRB Chair for proposal to be given to IRB members.
Allow one week for IRB to send their comments/recommendations to Chair.
Chair will consolidate and send recommendations/suggestions to researcher within one week after receiving feedback from IRB committee.
Most Exempt and Expedited proposals will be completed by the IRB in two-four weeks. The need for more in-depth analysis, clarifications, and/or extensive rewrites may lengthen this timeframe.
For proposals requiring a full IRB board review, tentative times for the Fall 2012 semester are:
Friday, September 7, 2012
Friday, October 19, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
Researchers will be notified within one week after a board meeting of the IRB’s recommendations.