Floor Backes, MD, professor in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology at Ohio State and member of the Cancer Control Program at the OSUCCC &ndash; James, has been elected as a board member for the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO). Dr. Backes will begin her term after the SGO Annual Meeting on Women&rsquo;s Cancer, which will unfold in hybrid format from March 18-21 in Phoenix, Arizona. With more than 2,000 members, the SGO is a global organization for gynecologic oncologists, medical oncologists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, patient advocates and others who work to prevent and treat gynecologic cancers with equity. As a gynecologic oncologist, Dr. Backes specializes in treating patients with ovarian, endometrial, cervical, vaginal, vulva and other gynecologic cancers. Her research focuses on novel treatments, clinical trials and predictors/biomarkers of patient outcomes.