Office of Graduate Studies, Sponsored Programs, & Research

Office of Graduate Studies, Sponsored Programs, & Research


Summer IRB Approvals, contact Dr. John A. Peterson at

Summer Approval Dates: May 13, 2017 - August 13, 2017


IRB Process
IRB Purpose, Committee, and Responsibilities

IRB Members

Dr. Unaisi W. Nabobo- Baba

Telephone: (671) 735-2413
Office: School of Education,
2nd floor,Rm. 210E

Mr. Peter Barcinas, Extension Agent III, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Guam

Dr. Francis Dalisay, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Guam

Dr. Yoshito Kawabata, Ph.D., College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, University of Guam 

Dr. Ron McNinch, Ph.D., School of Business and Public Administration, University of Guam

Ms. Eloise Sanchez, School Program Consultant, Guam Department of Education

Dr. Kathryn Wood, RNC-OB, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, University of Guam 



IRB Meeting Dates/Deadlines

  • IRB Committee meets the last Friday of every month.
  • All applications are due the third Friday of every month before 5:00 p.m.
  • A hard copy and an electronic copy of all applications should be sent to the Chairperson.
  • When submitting an electronic copy, please scan all documents into one PDF file and submit one file only
  • Please answer all questions on the application. Applications where proposals are submitted in place of answering the questions will be returned.
  • All applications must have appropriate signatures and will be returned it they do not. All students must have advisors' signatures.
  • All projects (exempt, expedited, and full) must be submitted to IRB. The Committee will determine the status of the study.

NOTE: Classes submitting research projects- please submit all projects by the first of the month to allow for review time.


Review Dates and Application Due Dates

  • No Full Reviews from December 12th, 2017-January 15, 2018

  • The committee will not review expedited or exempt studies from December 12, 2017-January 15, 2018

  • After December 12th, 2017, Please Contact Dr John Peterson at




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