IRB Facts & Statistics

To improve transparency and help investigators get a sense of how long submission reviews will take, monthly submission metrics are shared with the research community. See IRB Submission Metrics for the most recent figures.

FACTS

Active Studies:                     1132
Principal Investigators:           732

IRB STAFF

  • IRB Director
  • IRB Analysts (3)
  • QI Specialist
  • IRB Coordinator

 

PROTOCOL SUBMISSION

July 1, 2012 – June 30, 2013 Submission Data by Category

Submission Type

Volume Approved

Average Calendar Days to Approval

New Expedited

110

62

New Full Board

14

82

New Exempt

121

38

New Not Human Subjects

21

28

Cede Review

6

90

Cede Review

14

67

Amendments

500

17

Clarifications

66

20

Continuing Reviews

252

24

Final Reports

56

22

Deviation Reports

35

11

Unanticipated Problems/Events

2

19

TOTALS

1197

27

NEW SUBMISSIONS FACULTY VS. STUDENTS

Faculty: 48%
Students: 52%

NEW SUBMISSIONS BY SCHOOL/DEPT.

College of Arts & Science

45%

School of Education

14%

Sargent College

13%

School of Management

8%

College of Fine Arts

6%

Metropolitan College

5%

School of Social Work

5%

School of Theology

4%

College of Engineering

1%