How to Join

NOBIDAN is open to all who are members of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

To join online:

  1. Go to or click here!

On the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics website:

  1. Sign in using your login on (On the top of the screen)
  2. Click on the My Academy Toolbar then click on the My Groups tab and click on Add Groups
  3. Scroll down and click on MIG Enrollments (Member Interest Group) then select NOBIDAN
  4. Pay online with your credit card

A friends of NOBIDAN membership category:

  • Allied Health Friends
  • Culinary Professionals
  • African-American Organizations
  • Public Policy Partners
  • Community Organizations serving African-Americans


Individuals not eligible for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership who support the mission of NOBIDAN may become a Friend of NOBIDAN upon application and payment of an annual fee specified by the Executive Committee.

Annual fees for Friends:
$50 for Individuals
$1,000 for Corporate Friends

Corporate donors and sponsors are accorded Corporate Friend status on an annual basis.

Friends and Corporate Friends receive newsletters and other communications, invitations to events, invitations to attend educational webinars and listing in the online Membership Directory. Corporate Friends will be recognized in publications and at business meetings. Additional benefits may be provided dependent upon the level of sponsorship. All Friends and Corporate Friends may serve on committees and task forces but may not be elected as officers or vote per Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics guidelines.

For more information contact NOBIDAN at

Membership is open regardless of gender, race, color, ethnicity, religion, ancestry, citizenship, culture, socioeconomic status, geographical location, political view, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability. To be a regular member you must be an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics member; to be a friend you must be ineligible for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics membership.

Please note that you may join NOBIDAN up until February 24th for the current membership year. The new membership year begins on June 1st.