Under the supervision of the IRB Manager, the IRB Coordinator provides regulatory expertise, guidance and administrative support to the Institutional Review Board(s) (IRB). The IRB Coordinator is responsible for processing submissions according to the policies and procedures outlined in the HRPP Toolkit and serves as a regulatory resource to support IRB review. The IRB Coordinator has the primary responsibility of moving submissions through the OHSP workflow in a timely manner, ensuring that submissions are review ready prior to routing for review, conducting certain non-committee reviews, and generating correspondence after the review process is complete. The IRB Coordinator is also responsible for managing the activities of IRB committees, including developing agendas and writing minutes and ensuring appropriate regulatory determinations are made during convened meetings
About The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is one of the world's most respected centers devoted exclusively to cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It is located in central Houston in the Texas Medical Center. MD Anderson provides cancer care at several locations throughout the Greater Houston Area and collaborates with health systems nationwide through MD Anderson Cancer Network®.
MD Anderson was created in 1941 as part of The University of Texas System. The institution is one of the nation’s original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Act of 1971 and is one of 51 National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer centers today.
U.S. News & World Report's "Best Hospitals" rankings has named MD Anderson the nation's top hospital for cancer care. The institution has been named one of the nation's top two hospitals for cancer care every year since the survey began in 1990.