IRB (Full Board) Meeting Dates and Submission Deadlines


Full Board IRB Meeting Schedule and Submission Deadlines

2018 USU IRB Meeting Dates

The following table outlines the 2018 calendar year protocol submission deadlines and IRB meeting dates for the Uniformed Services University (USUHS) Institutional Review Board (IRB). Human subjects research protocols that require review by the full USUHS IRB must be received by the IRB Office in accordance with the schedule below:


Month (2018)

Deadline for New Initial Submission in EIRB

IRB Meeting Dates


December 15, 2017

January 11, 2018


January 12, 2018

February 8, 2018


February 9, 2018

March 8, 2018


March 9, 2018

April 12, 2018


April 13, 2018

May 10, 2018


May 11, 2018

June 14, 2018


June 15, 2018

July 12, 2018


July 13, 2018

August 9, 2018


August 10, 2018

September 13, 2018


September 14, 2018

October 11, 2018


October 12, 2018

November 8, 2018


November 9, 2018

December 13, 2018


PLEASE NOTE:  Protocols submitted by the deadlines above that are incomplete or require substantial revisions cannot be placed on the IRB’s meeting agenda. For help on how to improve the quality of your submission, please visit the webpage: "How to submit a research protocol for IRB review" at the following link.

Investigators are encouraged to coordinate with the IRB Office well in advance of these deadlines to ensure that protocol files are complete and ready for review by the full IRB.

Results of full IRB review will be announced by formal memorandum. These are normally forwarded to Principal Investigators within 10 working days after the meeting.  Please incorporate this post-meeting processing period into study execution timelines.

For additional assistance, please call 301-295-3303.