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Jay Schmuhl,
Peer Navigator

Jay (he/him) is a Peer Navigator at Canopy Medical Clinic since January 2024.  In this role, Jay works one-on-one with individuals and shares his personal experiences living with HIV.  Additionally, he facilitates online and in-person support groups.  As a person living with HIV for over 10 years, Jay has an vested interest in promoting and enriching the lives of others with HIV. 

Prior to joining Canopy Medical Clinic, Jay served on the North Dakota Community Planning Group for HIV for several years.  He also participated and held leadership roles in a peer-led HIV support group for many years based in ND and greater MN. 

In his free time, Jay enjoys taking in local art and concerts, going for walks and being a cat dad. 

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