Dr. Xan Simonson
An Arizona board-certified Naturopathic Medical Physician. As founder and CEO of Xan Medical Clinic she leads her team with a gentle and natural approach to healthcare. Dr. Simonson received her Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine degree from Southwest College of Naturopathic Medicine (SCNM) in Tempe, AZ.
She is a primary care physician who works with state-of-the-art testing and combines that information with ancient medical therapies such as Botanical Herbs, Acupuncture, Homeopathic remedies, Nutrition, Hydrotherapy, and Mind-Body medicine.
Dr. Simonson believes health is not just the absence of disease, but a way of bringing balance back to the body, mind, and spirit. She believes that the body is the biological foundation of health; it has the natural ability to heal itself if given what it needs in the least invasive and most natural way.
She serves as a member of the AzNMA Board of Directors and leading the Education Committee and Governance Task Force. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, hiking and reading. Her motto she practices daily is “A Vision Shared is A Vision Achieved”.
Alan R. Gifford, EP (Exercise Physiologist)
Alan has a Masters degree in Exercise & Wellness from Arizona State University and a Bachelors degree in Applied Psychology.
For the past 20 years Alan has helped hundreds of patients recover from back, sciatic and joint pain. Correcting muscle imbalances and restoring bio-mechanical function is his specialty. His application of muscle movement has been applied to the full range of body types, from Olympic athletes to 75yr old retirees.
Alan has created a program that corrects spinal dysfunction. His Master Thesis focused on reducing falls in older adults. Participants in this program noticed a 200% increase in leg and hip strength and a 80% reduction in the incident of falls over the 12 months following the study.
Alan helps patients regain their strength and mobility. They are often referrals from Physical Therapists and Chiropractors who've had limited success in correcting the patients problem. Alan identifies the root cause of pain and dysfunction and creates programs to eliminate pain, restore movement and regain fitness.
Jacqueline Clow, Registered Nutrition Counselor
Jacqueline Clow has more than 27 years of management experience in the health field. She has 25 yrs of expertise in nutrition, herbs, vitamins, homeopathics, supplements, & sports rehabilitation products. Jacqueline’s Natural Nutrition Program & experience includes Preventative Medicine, Anti-aging Protocols, Specialty Diets, Food & Allergy Sensitivity Testing.
As a graduate of the Academy of International Bio Energetic Sciences in London she has advanced training in Bio Energetic Medicine. Including: Vega Sensitivity Testing, Electro-Dermal (EAV) & Computerized Electro-Dermal Testing (CEDS). Jacqueline’s advanced diagnostic protocols use the clients energetic pathways (Acupuncture meridians) to generate precise readings of the body's systems.
Jacqueline has practiced as a Registered Nutritional Counselor, Holistic Nutrition Consultant & Clinic owner for 9 years. She holds a diploma in Natural Nutrition from the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition (CSNN). The CSNN is recognized by the International Organization of Nutritional Counselors (IONC). She is a practicing herbalist for the past 24 years.