HPS Team

Thomas Incledon, PhD, RD, LD/LN, RPT, CFT, NSCA-CPT, CSCS

Tom ISince 1989, Tom has maintained a significant role in the field of human health and athletic performance enhancement. He currently serves as Chief Executive Officer of Human Performance Specialists, Inc. and Human Health Specialists where he helps individuals from all walks of life improve their health, quality of life, and athletic performance. He also advises some of the world’s most popular dietary supplement and nutraceutical companies on effective formulations.

Tom’s academic background includes an A.S. in Management, B.S. in Exercise Science, B.S. in Nutrition, M.S. in Kinesiology, and Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology. He is a registered dietitian, certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), and plans to pursue a medical or naturopathic doctor license in the future. His past research has covered weight loss, weight gain, athletic performance enhancement, and the physiological effects of diet and exercise. He is a member in over 30 different scientific organizations and serves as a reviewer for several peer-reviewed journals.

As a person who practices what he preaches, Tom is not one to be satisfied with all work and no play. His passion is competing in various weight lifting events, and he has been ranked nationally in powerlifting, Olympic lifting, all around lifting, and strongman competitions. His best lifts include: 187 pounds in the one arm snatch (with 7 foot bar), 286 pounds in the power snatch, 352 pounds in the power clean and jerk, 452 in the front squat, and 615 pounds in the dead lift, all while weighing under 200 pounds. Tom has also set national records in strongman competitions, including 19 reps in the 200-pound axle press.

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Dr. Hayle Aldren, MD (H)

With over 30 years of experience in both conventional and alternative medicine, Dr. Aldren is able to provide his patients with innovative and effective solutions to chronic diseases and chronic pain. He firmly believes that the dreaded words, “Learn to live with it,” should be eliminated from the medical vocabulary.

Dr. Aldren is a graduate (M.D.) of the Boston University School of Medicine with post-graduate training at the University of Miami, Cornell, and UCLA. He has also studied holistic and natural medicine with some of the world’s most renowned medical practitioners.

Dr. Aldren has the following certifications:

• MD, Boston University School of Medicine (1979), with post-graduate training at University of Miami, Cornell, UCLA, and the Royal College of Surgeons
• Certified Bariatric Physician (Simeons) and Medical Nutritionist (1979)
• Certified Homeopathic & Integrative Physician, Arizona State Board of Homeopathic and Integrated Medicine (1999)
• Certified in Naturopathic Endocrinology and Longevity Medicine (1999-2000)

Dr. Aldren has the unique ability to combine the best of Western medicine and complementary and alternative medicine to create the most effective treatments possible. He excels at finding and eliminating the root causes of physical and mental deterioration and recruiting the body’s own natural healing capabilities. This allows Dr. Aldren’s patients to avoid unnecessary medications, needless surgeries, and excessive health care expenses. Dr. Aldren believes that the effects of premature aging, heart disease, diabetes, neurological degeneration, and other chronic conditions can be improved and often reversed. He also believes that genetic predispositions and inherited tendencies can be overcome through personalized and preventative medicine.

Throughout his medical career, Dr. Aldren has practiced emergency medicine, medical nutrition, orthomolecular medicine, bio-identical hormone balancing, mind-body medicine, and integrative cancer therapies. He has successfully utilized non-surgical regenerative joint injections for lax or painful joints since 1985. He is also active in stem cell research and its potential for therapeutic use.

Other Areas of Expertise:

• Permanent weight loss with preservation of lean body mass
• Bio-identical hormones for menopause, andropause, and other hormone-related conditions
• Life extension and anti-aging medicine
• Buzan Mind Mapping and accelerated learning and memory methods
• Brain function, neurochemistry, and therapies for “chemo-brain”, traumatic brain injury, and stroke
• Myofascial trigger point therapy
• Prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma therapy, regenerative joint injections, and neural therapy
• Electromagnetic energy and concentrated, individualized nutrient therapy for expedited recovery from soft tissue injuries
• Fitness and wellness for disabled or handicapped athletes
• Regenerative rehabilitation, preventive medicine, and risk reduction to help ensure a lifetime of mental and physical health

Dr. Mary Ann Stalker, NMD

Dr. Stalker graduated from the Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine, a nationally recognized four-year, accredited, medical school. She then completed an internship at the Naturopathic Family Care/Issels Medical Center in Arizona. She has been trained by naturopathic doctors and traditional medical doctors.

Previously, she worked with cancer patients for 10 years at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Dr. Stalker administered chemotherapy and performed bone marrow biopsies for hematology/oncology patients at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and at the Markey Cancer Center. In addition to her aforementioned duties at the Markey Cancer Center, she also collected cancer research data for clinical trials. Dr. Stalker taught medical students and medical residents at the University of Kentucky Medical Center.

She was involved in the Arizona Reach Project for Arizona State. In addition, Dr. Stalker studied alternative medicine for over 10 years with an emphasis on Ayurvedic Medicine.

As a naturopathic physician, Dr. Stalker uses vitamins, minerals, botanical medicine, nutrition, homeopathy, intravenous IV therapies, and acupuncture in her practice. She is skilled in treating arthritis, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, many chronic diseases, digestive disorders, as well as, boosting the immune system. Her major focus is identifying the underlying cause of disease and the removal of obstacles that impede the body’s natural ability to heal. She stresses prevention, detoxification, and building the immune system through food sources and alternative treatments.

Timothy Hunter, Exercise Physiologist

Tim HTim attended South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC, where he received a B.S. in Biology with minors in Exercise Physiology, Plant Physiology and Chemistry. Tim then attended the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse (UW-L) where he received a M.S. in Human Performance with a concentration in Strength and Conditioning. While attending UW-L, Tim was a graduate assistant whose responsibilities included designing strength programs for 10 NCAA Division III sports and coordinating testing protocols to quantify aerobic and anaerobic fitness.

After graduation, Tim relocated to Tempe, AZ, where he accepted the position of Bariatric Exercise Physiologist at Tempe St. Luke’s hospital. There he designed and reviewed exercise programs for morbidly obese individuals in preparation for gastric bypass surgery. Tim also developed programs to assist with the patients’ recovery post surgically and designed individual exercise regimens that helped accelerate weight loss.

Tim accepted the position of Clinical Exercise Physiologist at Human Performance Specialists, Inc. in Jan 2007 where he currently administers exercise assessments for clients, designs individualized training programs, and trains clients on site. Tim’s broad education and extensive training experience allow him to work comfortably with clients of all fitness levels and from all walks of life.

Timothy Fortin, Technology Coordinator

Tim FTim received his B.S. in Kinesiology from Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, AZ. He is a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) as well as a member of both the NSCA and the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN). Tim is the Technology Coordinator at HHS where he implements and maintains network and web-based communication, information, and marketing systems.

During his time at ASU, Tim worked as a Personal Trainer on campus and as a Physical Therapy Technician with a physical therapy clinic in the valley. Tim has also spent a lot of his free time attending seminars related to strength training and sports nutrition as well as observing and talking with experts in the area. He is a firm believer that the most knowledgeable experts can comprehend the science and theory of athletic performance enhancement and also apply it to themselves and their clients in a real world setting. Tim not only talks the talk, he also walks the walk. His personal best lifts include a 512 pound deadlift, 400 pound squat and 275 pound bench press.

Daniel Cosavalente

Daniel graduated from Arizona State University where he earned a B.S. in Biology from the School of Life Sciences. He also earned a Certificate of Appreciation from Coronado High School in Scottsdale, AZ, for his outstanding volunteer and leadership service to the Coronado Community. During his undergraduate studies, Daniel enjoyed conducting experiments in his laboratory classes, especially Animal Physiology and Histology, and particularly enjoyed studying immunocytochemistry.

Daniel began working at Human Performance Specialists as an intern and was then hired as a Research Assistant. He researches scientific studies that are used to improve and advance the quality of patient care at HPS. He also assists in the office by fulfilling supplement strategies, maintaining and organizing inventory, and performing Bod Pod tests for clients.

Daniel likes to spend his free time hiking, fencing, boxing, and swimming. He also enjoys photography and taking pictures of his travels which have included visits to relatives in Peru, a tour of Europe with his family, and mission trips with First Southern Baptist Church. Daniel is motivated by his passion for helping others and finds joy in giving them aide and advice.