Philadelphia Ceasefire Bios



Marla Davis

Marla Davis - Director

Marla Davis Bellamy, JD, MGA, is the director of Philadelphia CeaseFire at Temple University. She has served as executive director of Temple's Center for Minority Health and Health Disparities and the co-director of the Center for Bioethics, Urban Health, and Policy. Prior to joining Temple, Ms. Davis Bellamy was the executive director of the Anti-Violence Partnership of Philadelphia and served for five years as chief of staff of the Pennsylvania Department of Health. Marla earned a law degree at Temple University, a master of government administration degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in communications from Johnson C. Smith University.

Marla can be reached at or 215-204-3321.