L Silvia Munoz-Price, MD, PhD



  • Infectious Disease Clinic - Froedtert Hospital
  • 8750 William Coffey Dr.
  • Milwaukee, WI 53226


  • Infectious Disease

Infectious Disease Clinic


Treatments and Services

  • Inpatient Medicine

Patients Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior


  • English
  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital – Milwaukee

Board Certifications

  • Infectious Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Clinic Locations


Dr. Munoz-Price is a professor of clinical medicine in the Medical College of Wisconsin division of infectious diseases, currently serving as the Enterprise Epidemiologist for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. Until 2014, she was the Hospital Epidemiologist for Jackson Memorial Hospital, one of the largest public hospitals in the US. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price holds a PhD in Epidemiology from University of Miami. Before working in academia, she worked for 5 years as a private ID consultant in the Greater Chicago area, where she described multicity outbreaks of resistant bacteria throughout the continuum of care. Most of her publications deal with Infection Control, Acinetobacter baumannii, and carbapenemase producing enterics (CRE). Her current research focus deals with the gut microbiome and intestinal pathogens such as Clostridium difficile. 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, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Antimicrobial Agents of Chemotherapy, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, and the American Journal of Infection Control. Additionally, Dr. Munoz-Price is a reviewer for over a dozen journals including JAMA and Lancet Infectious Diseases. She has served as a Board member of the Society of Hospital Epidemiology of America (SHEA), and was the co-chair of 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. Currently she is the chair of the Infection Control in the Anesthesia work area guideline and is a member of the Council On Microbial Sciences (Coms) from the American Society of Microbiology.


Education and Training

Doctor of Medicine - Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia - Lima (1999)
Resident and Chief Resident of Internal Medicine - Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland - Baltimore, MD (1999-2002)
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases - Tufts-New England Medical Center - Boston, MA (2002-2004)
PhD (Epidemiology) - University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine - Miami, FL (2014)