IRB Research Review Committee


The purpose of the Research Review Committee (RRC) is to enhance the scientific quality of research proposals.  The major function of the Research Review Committee (RRC) is to ensure that research proposals prepared by investigators meet the highest scientific and ethical standards. The Committee provides feedback on research plans. This may include information regarding background, protocol, analysis plan, etc. The RRC helps ensure the study meets research standards and provides peer review and practice in responding to professional critiques. Please view the presentation on the “Role of the Research Review Committee” .

For submissions to the Research Review Committee (RRC) please review the Research Review Committe Guide. and Flowchart.

To avoid delays of your project, see the following: “Avoid These Common Problems…”

  Sample of various research study protocols are available upon request from the IRB Office.

To obtain the required forms, please access the IRB Forms page.


2024 Submission Deadline & Meeting Dates

Meetings on Tuesdays - Time: 10:00-11:00 AM
Held virtually via Teams
Submit contents by 3:00 PM to the IRB Office
Deadline Meeting Date
March 11th  April 2nd 
April 15th  May 7th 
May 13th  June 4th 
June 10th  July 2nd 
July 15th  August 6th 
August 12th  September 3rd
September 16th  October 8th 
October 14th  November 5th 
November 11th  December 3rd