Institutional Review Board (IRB) Overview

This presentation will provide a basic overview of the regulatory requirements and responsibilities for an Institutional Review Board (IRB) review for human subjects protection. Usual business practices for most IRBs will be discussed including the required members of an IRB, required documentation that must be submitted to an IRB, and the types of IRB reviews.


  1. Discuss the purpose of the IRB
  2. Discuss who constitutes the IRB
  3. Discuss different types of IRBs
  4. Discuss the submission requirements for IRB approval

Mtonya Hunter, MBA, CCRP

Team Lead

Mtonya Hunter has 10+ years of experience working in clinical research and currently serves as a Team Lead in Regulatory for the Translational Research Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. She earned her Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix and Bachelor of Technical Writing and Associates of Law Enforcement from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. She has been a Certified Clinical Research Professional since 2017. She was a poster presenter at the 2019 Annual Conference and currently serves as a speaker for the Arkansas SOCRA Chapter.

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