IRB Meeting Schedule

Use the following links to view the meeting schedule of the IRB reviewing your protocol:

Mercer IRB Review

Mercer University’s Institutional Review Board meets on the 2nd Monday of each month. The deadline to submit an item for the IRB meeting agenda is by the 4th Monday of the previous month by 5:00 PM. Any item received after the submission deadline will not be reviewed until the following meeting.

NOTE: Clinical trial items and minimal risk protocols requiring full board review and approval must follow the IRB meeting schedule. Principal Investigators conducting these studies are responsible for submitting the appropriate documentation with enough time for the item to be processed and placed on the meeting agenda.

Holiday Closures

The Mercer University ORC and IRB follow the Registrar's academic calendar for campus holiday closures.

   
Christmas Break 2019 December 24 - January 1
New Year's Day January 1
Martin L. King Birthday January 20
Good Friday April 10
Memorial Day May 25
Independence Day July 3
Labor Day September 7
Thanksgiving Break 2020 November 26 - 27
Christmas Break 2020 December 24 -January 1

Mercer IRB Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 13, 2020 December 09, 2019
February 10, 2020 January 27, 2020
March 09, 2020 February 24, 2020
April 13, 2020 March 30, 2020
May 04, 2020 April 27, 2020
June 08, 2020 May 25, 2020
July 13, 2020 June 29, 2020
August 10, 2020 July 27, 2020
September 14, 2020 August 31, 2020
October 12, 2020 September 28, 2020
November 09, 2020 October 26, 2020
December 2020 - NO MEETING*

*Mercer's IRB will not meet in December. Any Convened Review studies expiring in December MUST be reviewed for annual renewal no later than the November IRB Meeting.

Navicent IRB Review

Joint protocol studies reviewed and approved by Navicent Health's Institutional Review Board must follow the Navicent IRB Meeting Schedule.

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 09 December 19
February 13 January 23
March 12 February 20
April 09 March 19
May14 April 23
June11 May 21
July 09 June 18
August 13 July 23
September 10 August 20
October 08 September 17
November 12 October 22
December - NO MEETING

All Navicent IRB meetings are held in the Pharmacy Conference Room.

For additional information, contact Penny Nobles by phone at (478) 633-1440 or by sending an email to Nobles.Penny@NavicentHealth.org