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Department of Psychiatry Faculty

Photo: David Belmonte, M.D.

David Belmonte, M.D.

Contact Information


Primary Programs/Services:
Hospital and Community Services


  • University of Michigan, 2003, Ann Arbor, Michigan
  • Geriatric Psychiatry, 2004, University of Pennsylvania

Clinical Interest:

  • Dementia and Mood Disorders in Late Life

Research Interest:

  • Dementia
  • Late-life mood disorders
  • Health care systems delivery for the elderly

Academic Appointment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
  • Director of Medical Student Education

Recent or Representative Publications:

  • Muchant, DG, Belmonte, DC, Garmey, MJ, Baertschi, AJ, Pence, RA, Chevalier, RL (1995). Dietary sodium modulates neonatal but not adult cardiac atrial natriuretic peptide in rats. Pediatric Research, 37, 310-315.
  • Muchant, DG, Thornhill, BA, Belmonte, DC, Felder, RA, Baertschi, AJ, Chevalier, RL (1995). Chronic sodium loading augments natriuretic response to acute volume expansion in the preweaned rat. American Journal of Physiology, 269, (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 38), R15-R22.
  • Chevalier, RL, Thornhill, BA, Belmonte, DC, Baertschi, AJ (1996). Endogenous angiotensin II inhibits natriuresis after acute volume expansion in the neonatal rat. American Journal of Physiology, 270, (Regulatory Integrative Comp. Physiol. 39), R393-R397.
  • Chevalier, RL, Muchant, DG, Thornhill, BA, Belmonte, DC, Pence, RA, Baertschi (1996). Regulation of the renal response to atrial natriuretic peptide by sodium intake in preweaned rats. Pediatric Research, 40, 294-299.
  • Belmonte DC, Streim JE (2004). Safety profiles of atypical antipsychotics in elderly patients. Current Psychosis and Therapeutics Reports 2, 21-26. [review]

Personal Links:

Geriatric Psychiatry