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If you are a new investigator at Emory, we encourage you to make an appointment with the IRB to take stock of your studies and prepare a plan for a smooth transfer of your research projects. Please visit the About page for general contact information and a list of IRB staff, or send us an email at irb@emory.edu.

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Please Bear With Us!

Several IRB staff members will be unavailable in the next few weeks due to medical leave, and submissions are being reassigned as needed. Please contact the following people if you would need a status update or have a concern about an urgent submission: Carol Corkran (404-712-8545, ccorkra@emory.edu), Michael Deryck (404-712-0782, mderyck@emory.edu), Shara Karlebach (404-712-0727, shara.karlebach@emory.edu), or Rebecca Rousselle (404-712-0785, Rebecca.rousselle@emory.edu).

IRB Webinar on Informed Consent Process Documentation

On January 14, 2016 at 12 pm (Noon), the Emory IRB will deliver a concise webinar on Informed Consent Process Documentation, including what to do when you consent a subject remotely.  The presentation will be about 20 minutes long with a live question and answer session.  A link to the live webinar, and well as recordings of each webinar, will be available on the Webinar's page.


IRB Webinar on Prisoner Research

On November 12, 2015 at 12 pm (Noon), the Emory IRB will deliver a concise webinar on Prisoner Research, including what to do when your subject is incarcerated.  The presentation will be about 20 minutes long with a live question and answer session.  A link to the live webinar, and well as recordings of each webinar, will be available on the Webinar's page.

eIRB Update and Downtime
11/6/2015

Starting at 3 PM on Friday, Nov. 6, eIRB will go offline for a major update. The system is expected to return online on the morning of Saturday, Nov. 7.

The update will result in a slightly different login process and, more significantly, an integration of eIRB accounts with the Emory University and Healthcare systems. New users will no longer have to submit a request to create an eIRB account. Instead, logging into eIRB with University or Healthcare credentials will automatically create an eIRB account.

Questions about this update may be sent to the IRB at our email, irb@emory.edu

IRB Holiday Meeting Schedule
10/20/2015

Some IRB meetings will be re-schedule around the holidays in November and December. Study teams with submissions that may require full board review should take note of the compressed meeting schedule in order to avoid delays in review.  

More details and archived items on the News page