L Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD



  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Infectious Disease Clinic - Froedtert Hospital


  • Infectious Disease


  • English, Spanish

Infectious Disease Clinic


  • MD - Doctor of Medicine
  • PhD


Dr. Munoz-Price is a professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases and a PhD in epidemiology with over a decade of experience managing and studying hospital outbreaks caused by enteric organisms. Until 2014, she was the Hospital Epidemiologist for Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the largest public hospitals in the US. Currently she is the Enterprise Epidemiologist at the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, in charge of coordinating Infection Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship efforts throughout the Enterprise. With over 70 peer review publications, Dr. Munoz-Price’s work has been published in prestigious academic journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet Infectious Diseases. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price is a reviewer for over a dozen journals including JAMA and Lancet Infectious Diseases. She is a Board member of the Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA), serving in many of its committees, and was the Co-Chair for SHEA’s 2016 Spring Meeting. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price has served as a liaison for the prestigious Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC)-CDC and was recently an advisor for the Food and Drug Administration. She is also a member of the newly formed Council of Microbial Sciences (COMS) and the Division L Chair of the American Society of Microbiology.

Research Experience

  • Acinetobacter baumannii
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Cross Infection
  • Gram-Negative Aerobic Bacteria
  • Infection Control
  • Metagenome

Clinical Expertise

  • Clostridium difficile
  • Multidrug resistant organisms

Educational Expertise

  • Epidemiology
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Medicine