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XI. IRB and Research Proposal Oversight Committee

A. Purpose
To review and provide guidance on the preparation NYUCD research documents that will be submitted to the OSP or SM IRBs. This committee consists of full-time members of the faculty of the NYUCD that are active researchers and/or serve on the OSP and SM IRB committees.

All research proposals prepared by NYUCD part- and full-time faculty must be reviewed by the College of Dentistry IRB and Research Proposal Oversight Committee prior to IRB submission.

B. Process

  1. The Principal Investigator submits a complete set of IRB documents (protocol, consent form, advertisement, etc.) to the Office of Research at the NYUCD.
  2. Principal Investigators are encouraged to submit their protocol two (2) weeks prior to the appropriate IRB deadline in order to assure a thorough and timely review by the IRB and Research Proposal Committee. However, the proposal must be submitted to the Office of Research for review a minimum of 3 days prior to the IRB submission deadline.
  3. The College of Dentistry Office of Research will arrange timely review by members of the IRB and Research Proposal Oversight Committee.
  4. The IRB Protocol Review Criteria Checklist (Appendix 18) with comments will be forwarded to the Principal Investigator. These comments and form will be saved in the Office of Research.
  5. Any exceptions to these deadlines must be reported immediately to the Office of Research for approval.