University of Hawai‘i
Research Compliance

Institutional Review Board

IRB Submission Deadlines and Meeting Schedules

NOTE: Submission deadlines only pertain to submissions that require review by the full board. All other submissions are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis.

There are three UH internal Institutional Review Boards (IRB). The submission deadlines pertain to all three IRBs; however, each IRB has their own meeting schedule for the year. See the schedules below or download the 2021 Calendar.

Submission Deadlines

2021 PROTOCOL DUE DATE
JANUARY January 4
FEBRUARY February 1
MARCH March 1
APRIL April 1
MAY May 3
JUNE June 1
JULY July 1
AUGUST August 2
SEPTEMBER September 1
OCTOBER October 1
NOVEMBER November 2
DECEMBER November 29

Biomedical IRB Meeting Schedule

Clinical research protocols and related research projects, including clinical trials that evaluate investigational drugs and devices or medical procedures. (IORG #00000279)

  • January 20, 2021
  • February 17, 2021
  • March 24, 2021
  • April 21, 2021
  • May 18, 2021
  • June 15, 2021
  • July 21, 2021
  • August 18, 2021
  • September 15, 2021
  • October 20, 2021
  • November 17, 2021
  • December 8, 2021

Cooperative IRB Meeting Schedule

Federally-funded research that is performed by two or more members of a cooperative of local institutions. Members of the cooperative include the University of Hawai‘i, The Queen’s Medical Center, Hawai‘i Pacific Health, and Castle Medical Center. (IORG #00003433)

  • January  11, 2021
  • February 22, 2021
  • March 22, 2021
  • April 19, 2021
  • May 17, 2021
  • June 21, 2021
  • July 19, 2021
  • August 16, 2021
  • September 20, 2021
  • October 18, 2021
  • November 15, 2021
  • December 6, 2021

Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB Meeting Schedule

Research protocols in the fields of psychological, education, sociology, etc. or that involve behavioral interventions. (IORG #00001353)

  • January 22, 2021
  • February 19, 2021
  • March 19, 2021
  • April 16, 2021
  • May 21, 2021
  • June 18, 2021
  • July 16, 2021
  • August 27, 2021
  • September 17, 2021
  • October 15, 2021
  • November 19, 2021
  • December 10, 2021

University of Hawai‘i’s Federalwide Assurance (FWA)

Number: 00003526
Expiration Date: February 2, 2022

Training

Protocol IRB Reviewer training video