Dr. Schiff served as a fully Endowed Professor, Chair of the Radiology Department and Director of Clinical Research at the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry. He was born in Budapest, Hungary, and educated at the Semmelweiss Medical School. He immigrated to the United States and received his dental degree from the School of Dentistry at the University of Alabama in 1961. He has served on the faculty of Washington University for 20 years and the University of the Pacific School of Dental Medicine since 1993. He received his advanced training in oral and maxillofacial radiology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. Dr. Schiff is a Fellow of the International Academy of Maxillofacial Radiology and has received an honorary degree at Semmelweiss University Medical School.