Expedited Review

It is the policy of the Duke University Health System IRB (DUHS IRB) that qualified human subject research be reviewed using the expedited procedure in accordance with federal regulations. An expedited procedure refers to review of research involving human subjects by the IRB Chair, Vice Chair or qualified IRB member designee in accordance with 45 CFR 46.110 and 21 CFR 56.110. This policy defines this expedited process.