IRB Meeting Schedule

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 2021 December 23 - January 1
New Year's Day January 1
Martin L. King Birthday January 17
Good Friday April 15
Memorial Day May 30
Independence Day July 4
Labor Day September 5
Thanksgiving Break 2022 November 24 - 25
Christmas Break 2022 December 22 -January 1

Mercer IRB Meeting Schedule

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 10, 2022 December 13, 2021
February 14, 2022 January 31, 2022
March 14, 2022 February 28, 2022
April 11, 2022 March 28, 2022
May 09, 2022 April 25, 2022
June 13, 2022 May 30, 2022
July 11, 2022 June 27, 2022
August 08, 2022 July 25, 2022
September 12, 2022 August 29, 2022
October 10, 2022 September 26, 2022
November 14, 2022 October 31, 2022
December 2022 - 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.

Atrium Health Navicent IRB Review

Joint protocol studies reviewed and approved by Navicent Health's Institutional Review Board (IRB) must follow the Atrium Health Navicent IRB Meeting Schedule 2022

All meetings will be held via TEAMS.

MEETING DATE SUBMISSION DEADLINE
January 20 January 6
February 10 January 27
March 10 February 24
April 14 March 31
May 12 April 28
June 09 May 26
July 14 June 30
August 11 July 282
September 08 August 25
October 13 September 29
November 10 October 27
December - NO MEETING

All Atrium Health Navicent IRB meetings are virtual.

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