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  Research Using Humans as Subjects:

To comply with federal regulations and Miami policies, research involving human subjects requires that researchers be familiar with the ethical issues common to such work. In addition to the required online training, all human subjects research must be reviewed and the methods approved for compliance with the standards of ethical behavior.

Number of Applications
Currently Under Review
Level 1 (exemption) queue: 15
Initial review Level 2 (IRB): 1
Waiting for researcher responses: 5
this information can be used as
an index to processing time

Program Overview

When planning your submissions to the Miami Research Ethics and Integrity Office (MREI) IRB, please consider the annual variability in application volume. Submissions in March and October will be competing for board and MREI office time to a greater extent than other months.

Training Requirements

Application Process, Forms, and Templates

Reference Materials

Standard Operating Procedures and FAQs



Research Ethics and Integrity Office:

Director: Dr. Neal Sullivan (

Associate Director: Mrs. Jennifer Sutton (

IRB Chair:
Dr. Sherrill Sellers (

To report an adverse event involving research subjects or non-compliance with protocols: Contact Neal Sullivan (513) 529-2488 as soon as possible


Multi-Agency Federal Wide Assurance: FWA 00000397 Expires 9 Sep 2026

MU IORG ID: 0000563 Expires 16-Nov-2023

MU IRB Registration ID: 00000895

Please contact the Research and Innovation Office if you have questions about this web site: 513-529-3600
    or email Neal Sullivan at or Jennifer Sutton at

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