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.

Thanksgiving Break November 23-24
Christmas Break December 22-29
New Year's Day January 1

Mercer IRB Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 09, 2017 December 05, 2016
February 13, 2017 January 23, 2017
March 13, 2017 February 27, 2017
April 10, 2017 March 27, 2017
May 08, 2017 April 24, 2017
June 12, 2017 May 22, 2017
July 10, 2017 June 26, 2017
August 14, 2017 July 24, 2017
September 11, 2017 August 28, 2017
October 09, 2017 September 25, 2017
November 13, 2017 October 23, 2017
December 2017 - NO MEETING*

*Mercer's IRB will not meet in December of 2017. 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 19, 2017 January 05, 2017
February 09, 2017 January 26, 2017
March 09, 2017 February 23, 2017
April 13, 2017 March 30, 2017
May 11, 2017 April 27, 2017
June 08, 2017 May 25, 2017
July 13, 2017 June 29, 2017
August 10, 2017 July 27, 2017
September 14, 2017 August 31, 2017
October 12, 2017 September 28, 2017
November 09, 2017 October 26, 2017
December - NO MEETING

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

For additional information, contact Penny Nobles at (478) 633-1440