Press and Media

Medical Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

April 2020

Spread of Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases- Cheddar

We Asked a Doctor About the Best Masks and How to Use Them– We Like LA

Here’s How to Stop Touching Your Face- Newsweek

How to train yourself not to touch your face- CNN

January 2020

Dr. Benjamin LaBrot interview with Carol Staab of NTV News in Kearney, Nebraska

September 2018

Dr. Benjamin LaBrot Named International Medical Advisor —  
Specialist Direct, Inc. 


February 2018

Pat Kenny interviews Dr.Ben LaBrot on Irish radio programme Newstalk

November 2017

Globalstar saves lives. (Featuring Floating Doctors)

September 2017

ACEP Now (American College of Emergency Physicians):Interview with Dr.Ben LaBrot and Dr.Ryan McCormick

April 2017

UB Now News for University at Buffalo faculty and staff (Article by volunteer Dr.David Holmes)

March 2017

F3 Doctor interview with volunteer Dr.Ruth Johnston

February 2017

The Shin Fujiyama Podcast interview with Dr.Ben LaBrot


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December 2015

Vitamin Angels documentary short featuring Floating Doctors

June 2013

Yahoo News

Global Grind — Care For All: Floating Doctors Brings Light To Panama 

February 2013

How My Patients Teach Me How To Live: Dr. Benjamin LaBrot at TEDx Malibu 

January 2013

Turning Point Documentaries 

November 2012

Sonosite Press release/testimonial

September 2012


St. George’s University

October 2012

Chaminade Talon

April 2012

Discovery Health

March 2012

Woman in the World Foundation

February 2012

Mashable: How a Team of Doctors Uses Social Media to Drive Awareness and Save Lives

February 2012

CNN Hero: Bringing health care to the world’s most remote areas

September 2011

Topanga Messenger: Floating Doctors Delivers Medical Relief to Remote Coastal Communities

June 2011

Floating Doctors – bringing relief to the developing world

October 2010

VitaminID: Vitamins Keep Doctors Afloat – Supports Floating Doctors Mission to Honduras

April 2010

April 15, 2010 – The Palm Beach Post:“Medical relief group set to sail into Haiti, beyond with aid”

November 2009

November 4th, 2009 – Cruising Compass:“Floating Doctors Sails for Free Medical Services”

November 2, 2009- Clean the World Foundation: “Clean the World is Privileged to Help Floating Doctors”

October 2009

October 28th, 2009. www. “Volunteer Crew Hopes to Spread Healing, Keep it Green”

October 26th, 2009 – Appearance on,  Impact Your World:“Volunteer Crew Hopes to Spread Healing”

October 26th, 2009 – CNN interviews Dr. Ben Live

October 8th, 2009 – NPI Center: Elete Electrolyte Add-In Contributes Product Donation to Floating Doctors

July 2009:

July 28th, 2009. Good.IS: “Help Send Some Creative Young Doctors on a Boat Trip”

July 1, 2009 – Victorville Daily Press: “Floating Doctors Prepare to Set Sail”

June 2009:

June 25th, 2009 – Marblehead Reporter: “Aspiring Filmmaker to Set Sail With Floating Doctors”

June 18, 2009 – Press Release: “One Year. One Boat. One Doctor with a Mission to Change the World.M

October 2008:

October 26th, 2008. Shining World Awards: Dr. Benjamin LaBrot—The Dedicated “Floating Doctors”

October 23, 2008. Video

Dr. Ben Honored With a Shining World Compassion Humanitarian Award from the Supreme master Chiang Hai Association.


October 16, 2008. Palisades Post: Dr. Ben and the Crew Plan to Set Sail and Save Lives

August 2008:

August 4th, 2008 – LA Times: Floating Doctors May Heal America’s Image Abroad