Dr. Shumway designed and has led the family program at the Ranch at Dove Tree for over ten years now. Besides his work at the Ranch at Dove Tree Dr. Shumway is Chair of Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences Human Sciences department as well as the Director of Institute for the Study of Addiction, Recovery, & Families at Texas Tech University.
Dr, Shumway holds both a Doctor of Philosophy, Marriage & Family Therapy and a Masters in Human Development and Family Studies both from Texas Tech University. He additionally holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Brigham Young University.
Dr. Shumway has published many studies and articles on the subject of addiction and recovery including the book Six essentials to achieve lasting recovery.