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 2017 November 23-24
Christmas Break 2017 December 22-29
New Year's Day January 1
Martin L. King Birthday January 15
Good Friday March 30
Memorial Day May 28
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 3
Thanksgiving Break 2018 November 22-23
Christmas Break 2018 December 24-31

Mercer IRB Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 8, 2018 December 1, 2017
February 12, 2018 January 22, 2018
March 12, 2018 February 26, 2018
April 09, 2018 March 26, 2018
May 14, 2018 April 23, 2018
June 11, 2018 May 28, 2018
July 09, 2018 June 25, 2018
August 13, 2018 July 23, 2018
September 10, 2018 August 27, 2018
October 08, 2018 September 24, 2018
November 12, 2018 October 22, 2018
December 2018 - 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 18, 2018 January 04 , 2018
February 08, 2018 January 25, 2018
March 08, 2018 February 22, 2018
April 12, 2018 March 29, 2018
May 10, 2018 April 26, 2018
June 14, 2018 May 31, 2018
July 12, 2018 June 28, 2018
August 09, 2018 July 26, 2018
September 13, 2018 August 30, 2018
October 11, 2018 September 27, 2018
November 08, 2018 October 25, 2018
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