• Community Education
    Community Education
    A group of Muslim women are educated on healthy eating during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
  • Member Networking
    Member Networking
    Members network at MIDAN's annual meeting at the Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo in San Diego.
  • Fostering Professional Diversity
    Fostering Professional Diversity
    MIDAN members join Dr. Judith Rodriguez, the first Hispanic Academy President, at the Nasdaq Closing Bell during National Nutrition Month.

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Become a Member

Membership in the Muslims in Dietetics and Nutrition (MIDAN) member interest group (MIG) is open to all Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics members, regardless of religion, and offers many benefits.  Please see below for instructions on how to join MIDAN and the Academy if you are not already a member. 

Membership to the Academy has traditionally been open to food and nutrition professionals and students who meet certain eligibility criteria.  With the new Academy Associate program, practitioners in a wide variety of related fields, including many healthcare, sports and fitness, food, culinary, and school nutrition professionals, may also be eligible for membership.

If you are not eligible for Academy membership but are still interested in MIDAN, send us a message for instructions on how to join our "Friends" program and enjoy many of the same benefits as our other members. 

How to Join MIDAN

MIDAN membership and payment of dues are managed directly through the Academy.  Membership is affordably priced at $25 for the Academy year.  Student members are eligible for the discounted student price of $15. 


Join Online

If you are not already an Academy member, visit the Academy website at www.eatright.org and click on the LOGIN/JOIN button on the top right corner of the screen.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the Join Now option.  Follow the instructions to join as prompted.  In the Dietetic Practice Group (DPG)/Member Interest Group (MIG) section, check the box for MIG-07: Muslims in Dietetics and Nutriiton, along with any of the other amazing DPGs/MIGs you may be interested in joining.

If you are already an Academy member, sign into your online account at www.eatright.org by clicking on the LOGIN/JOIN button on the top right corner of the screen and entering your Academy Member ID Number/Username and password where prompted.  Click on Academy Groups in the left menu --> Member Interest Groups (MIGs) --> Join a Member Interest Group Now - Online.  Continue through the prompts until you reach the Additions section.  In the Dietetic Practice Group (DPG)/Member Interest Group (MIG) Enrollments section, check the box for MIG-07: Muslims in Dietetics and Nutriiton and any other DPGs/MIGs you would like to join.

Join by Telephone

Call the Academy Member Service Center at 1-800-877-1600, Extension 5000.  Ask to join the Academy if you are not already an Academy member, the Muslims in Dietetics and Nutrition (MIDAN) member interest group (MIG #07), any other DPGs/MIGs you are interested in joining.


Join by Mail/Fax

If you are unable to join online or by telephone, or otherwise prefer to mail or fax a paper application, visit the Academy website at www.eatright.org and click on the LOGIN/JOIN button on the top right corner of the screen.  Scroll to the bottom of the page and select the option for membership classifications.  Download the application provided under the appropriate membership category and follow the instructions provided to fill out and submit your application.  Select Muslims in Dietetics and Nutrition (MIDAN) member interest group (MIG #07) in the Dietetic Practice Group (DPG)/Member Interest Group (MIG) section of the application and any other DPGs/MIGs you are interested in joining.

For questions regarding membership eligibility or applications, please contact the Academy Member Service Center at 1-800-877-1600, Extension 5000, or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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