IRB Committee

IRB Board Members

ChairJeremy Koons, PhD
Associate Professor of Philosophy
Georgetown University in Qatar
Vice ChairAyman Shabana, PhD
Associate Research Professor, Islamic Studies
Georgetown University in Qatar
MemberAnne Nebel, PhD
Associate Dean for Teaching, Learning & Assessment
Georgetown University in Qatar
MemberRory Miller, PhD
Professor of Government
Georgetown University in Qatar
MemberDeborah White, RN, PhD
Dean of Nursing and Full Professor
University of Calgary – Qatar
MemberZahra Babar
Associate Director of Research
Center for International and Regional Studies
Georgetown University in Qatar
Alternate MemberHasan Mahmud, PhD
Assistant Professor in Residence
Northwestern University in Qatar
Alternate MemberShaunagh Browning DNP, RN, FNP-BC
Director, Office of Research Quality Assurance
Interim Director, Institutional Review Board
Georgetown University
Alternate MemberHana Zabara, PhD
Assistant Professor of Arabic
Georgetown University in Qatar
Alternate MemberJack Rossbach, PhD
Assistant Professor of Economics
Georgetown University in Qatar

IRB Meetings for the AY 2023-2024

The following is a list of the GU- Qatar IRB Committee meeting dates for the AY 2023-24. GU-Q IRB Meetings are regularly scheduled for the THIRD Thursdays of each month from 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM. The schedule applies to submissions requiring review at a convened IRB meeting (full board review). Submissions that may be eligible for expedited review, exempt review, or non-human subject research determinations are reviewed on a rolling basis upon submission of all necessary materials and are not required to meet submissions deadlines for review by the convened IRB (full board review). Please note final determinations regarding the level of review required is made by the IRB.

Meeting Deadlines, Dates, Locations, and Times

Deadlines for IRB Committee Meetings are on the same day of the week as the committee meeting and fall one week prior to the scheduled meeting date. Any applications that you believe may require review at a full board meeting must be submitted by the meeting’s corresponding deadline to be considered for inclusion on the meeting agenda.

IRB Committee Meetings – 2023-24

July07/13/202307/20/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
August08/10/202308/17/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
September09/14/202309/21/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
October10/12/202310/19/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
November11/09/202311/16/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
December12/14/202312/21/20233:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
January01/11/202401/18/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
February02/08/202402/15/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
March03/14/202403/21/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
April04/12/202404/19/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
May05/10/202405/17/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)
June06/14/202406/21/20243:00 PM – 4:30 PMZoom (Videoconference)