If you plan to continue collecting data from human subjects or analyzing identifiable data you have already collected, you must renew this protocol. If you have completed your work with human subjects and identifiable human subjects data, you must submit a Final Report Form.When Julianna Kyrk was in charge these got done in days.
Though we are working diligently, our current cycle time for a continuing review application is forty-five days. Currently, the expiration date of this protocol is approximately 45 days from today. Because we have yet to receive your continuing review materials, we cannot guarantee that you will not have a lapse in approval. Please submit your materials as soon as possible if you would like to continue your research.
10/11/2012: An anonymous correspondent, complaining about the slowdown in IRB approvals and renewals, forwards this email from IRB: