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Grokop Liebenthal Engagement

Leonard Grokop and Jennifer Liebenthal

Cynthia and Arthur Liebenthal of Leawood announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ann Liebenthal, to Leonard Henry Grokop, son of Fay Pearl of Melbourne, Australia.


The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Clara Liebenthal, the late Irving Liebenthal, and the late Florence and Herman Wasserman.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in neuroscience and behavioral biology from Emory University; a medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine; completed her medical internship at the University of Kansas Medical Center; served as a neurology resident and held a Neurophysiology Fellowship at The University of Chicago; and completed a Sleep Medicine Fellowship at Stanford University. 

Dr. Liebenthal is a neurologist at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts. She is a member of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine and the American Academy of Neurology. 

The future groom is the grandson of the late David and Helen Pearl and Ber and Judy Grokop.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Melbourne, Australia; and Master of Science and doctorate degrees from the department of EECS at the University of California, Berkeley.

He is employed as an engineer at Facebook in Boston, Massachusetts.

The wedding is planned for Sept. 2 at the InterContinental.