Trinity Ingram-jones

Contributing Faculty
College of Nursing
Ph.D. Nursing

Dr. Trinity Ingram-Jones graduated with an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing from Wallace College Dothan and a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Auburn University. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing with an emphasis in executive-level administration, a post-master's certificate in Advanced Child Health (Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and Pediatric Clinical Nurse Specialist), and a Doctor of Nursing Practice with an emphasis in clinical leadership from the University of South Alabama. She also completed post-doctoral training as a legal nurse consultant through the University of Georgia. Dr. Ingram-Jones is a board-certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Advanced Forensic Nurse, and Pediatric, Adolescent, and Adult Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner.

Dr. Ingram-Jones is the owner of Ingram-Jones & Associates and the Executive Director of Serenity Hill, collectively referred to as "The Cottage," a free-standing, community-based, medical-forensic practice where she provides care to children who have suffered various forms of maltreatment, as well as adult sexual assault patients. In addition to her clinical practice, Dr. Ingram-Jones is also an adjunct professor in a doctoral and graduate-level nurse practitioner program, and she has worked as an adjunct or full-time professor at colleges and universities across the country since 2004.

Dr. Ingram-Jones has developed and managed multiple forensic and sexual assault medical-forensic examiner clinical programs in the Civilian and Military sectors, and she has developed and taught the pediatric and adult/adolescent sexual assault medical-forensic examiner didactic and clinical training programs across the country for many years. She has extensive experience writing clinical medical-forensic and sexual assault response team (SART) policies and procedures. Dr. Ingram-Jones has been qualified as an expert witness in multiple jurisdictions in multiple states across the country and frequently testifies as such in criminal and civil cases for both the prosecution and defense counsel.

Dr. Ingram-Jones serves on the Board of Directors for the Academy of Forensic Nursing, is the President of Serenity Hill, Inc., and is the President of the Victoria Bristow Memorial EMS Scholarship Program. She is also a member of the End Violence Against Women International Caudre of Medical-Forensic Experts, Academy of Forensic Science, and International Association of Forensic Nurses. She is the past President of the Georgia Association of Forensic Nurses (2018-2020), and the past Secretary of the Forensic Nursing Certification Board (2018-2019). Dr. Ingram-Jones is the co-author and reviewer of multiple books and other scholarly publications, and she is a frequently invited lecturer at professional conferences and training seminars at the local, state, national, and international levels.


AAS, Wallace College Dothan

BSN, Auburn University Montgomery

MSN, University of South Alabama

Post-master's Certificate, University of South Alabama

DNP, University of South Alabama

Awards / Honors

Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service, , 2010

Army Surgeon General's Award for Excellence, , 2009

Commander's Coin for Excellence in Service, , 2008

Excellence in Practice Award, University of South Alabama, 2006

United States Army Inspector General, Best Practices, , 2013

United States Army Medical Command, Best Practices, , 2012


Ingram, T., Ingram-jones, T. L. (2009). Compliance: A concept analysis. Nursing Forum