The University of Arizona

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HSPP Contacts

VPR-IRB@email.arizona.edu

Mariette Marsh, Director
(520) 626-7575

Andi Encinas, IRB Manager
(520) 626-8630

Liz Baldry, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0256

Mason Burchfield, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0433

Gina Fimbres, IRB Associate
(520) 626-0026

Christine Melton-Lopez, IRB Coordinator
(520) 626-5859

Courtney Olson, IRB Associate
(520) 626-1744

Darlene Villicana, IRB Associate
(520) 626-6282

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IRB Assurance and Registration Information
IRB Roster
Statements of Regulatory Adherence
Institutions with Current IRB Agreements
Fees for New Industry Sponsored Projects
Submission Schedule
IRB Listserv
Metrics

IRB Assurance and Registration Information

Assurance     IRB Assurance - U of Arizona
Expires          11/04/2020

FWA#     000004218

IRB         IRB00000291

IRB Roster

The current IRB roster (03/21/2017) for all committees can be accessed here.

Past IRB rosters are available here, listed by their OHRP approval date.  If you need IRB rosters prior to August 2009, please submit a request to vpr-irb@email.arizona.edu and include the date ranges and IRB Committee(s) requested.

Statements of Regulatory Adherence

Institutions with Current IRB Agreements

The University of Arizona maintains standing agreements with other institutions to facilitate research activities for University employees, students, and faculty. Please contact the HSPP Office for questions on the agreements currently in place.

If you wish to conduct research with another institution, please review the guidance on Ceded IRB Review.  Complete and submit an Institutional Review Board Authorization Agreement (Word template) if needed.

Fees for Industry Sponsored Projects

Fees are charged for the initial IRB review of any new industry sponsored project only.  There are no charges for amendments, continuing reviews, or adverse event reports.  Fees are due with the initial submission of a project.

Initial, Full Board – $2,500
Initial, Expedited – $1,000
Initial, Deferral to an IRB– $1,000

  • Fees are based on full IRB or expedited review, regardless of whether or not the project is initiated.
  • Investigators and/or departments are responsible for fee payment, regardless of whether or not the sponsor reimburses them.
  • If paying by check, please refer to the rates for outside the UA.

For submitting payment, please see Fees for Human Research.

Submission Schedule

IRB Full Committee Meetings are scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every month, with the exception of November and December, which may have meetings on the 2nd and 3rd Tuesday.

Items for review must be submitted at least two (2) weeks prior to the meeting, and the application must be complete, with all revisions complete one (1) week prior to meeting. If you have any question, contact the HSPP.

Items that do not need to go before the full Committee are reviewed by IRB staff in the order received.  If you have any questions, contact the HSPP.

IRB Listserv

The best way to stay informed about IRB-related matters is to sign up for the IRB listserv:

  1. Click here.
  2. In the subject line of your email, type in: subscribe listname Firstname Lastname (replace listname with the UA-IRB).
  3. Delete any signature line and/or confidentiality statement that you may have in your e-mail.

For instructions on how to subscribe or unsubscribe, click here.

Metrics

HSPP Metrics for 2013 Calendar Year
HSPP Metrics for 2012 Calendar Year
HSPP Metrics for 2011 Calendar Year
HSPP Metrics for 2010 Calendar Year