University of Hawai‘i
Research Compliance

Institutional Review Board

IRB Submission Deadlines and Meeting Schedules

There are three UH Institutional Review Boards (IRB) responsible for the review of human research conducted by UH personnel.

The submission deadlines below pertain to all three UH IRBs; however, each IRB has their own meeting schedule for the year. See the schedules below or download the 2022 Calendar

IRB Submission Deadlines and Meeting Schedules
IMPORTANT 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.

Submission Deadlines

2022 IRB meeting

PROTOCOL DUE DATE

JANUARY meeting

January 3, 2022

FEBRUARY meeting

February 1, 2022

MARCH meeting

March 1, 2022

APRIL meeting

April 1, 2022

MAY meeting

May 2, 2022

JUNE meeting

June 1, 2022

JULY meeting

July 1, 2022

AUGUST meeting

August 1, 2022

SEPTEMBER meeting

September 1, 2022

OCTOBER meeting

October 3, 2022

NOVEMBER meeting

November 1, 2022

DECEMBER meeting

November 28, 2022

UH Biomedical IRB

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

Meeting Schedule

  • January 19, 2022
  • February 16, 2022
  • March 23, 2022
  • April 20, 2022
  • May 18, 2022
  • June 15, 2022
  • July 20, 2022
  • August 17, 2022
  • September 21, 2022
  • October 19, 2022
  • November 16, 2022
  • December 7, 2022

UH Cooperative IRB

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)

Meeting Schedule

  • January 10, 2022
  • February 14, 2022
  • March 21, 2022
  • April 18, 2022
  • May 16, 2022
  • June 20, 2022
  • July 18, 2022
  • August 15, 2022
  • September 19, 2022
  • October 17, 2022
  • November 14, 2022
  • December 5, 2022

UH Social and Behavioral Sciences IRB

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

Meeting Schedule

  • January 21, 2022
  • February 18, 2022
  • March 11, 2022
  • April 22, 2022
  • May 20, 2022
  • June 17, 2022
  • July 15, 2022
  • August 12, 2022
  • September 16, 2022
  • October 21, 2022
  • November 18, 2022
  • December 9, 2022